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how to get rid of scars from scabs

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: You probably will benefit from prescription cream.

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Esta Kronberg
39 years experience Dermatology
Scars: I find using glycolic lotions to be very helpful at diminishing scars. Also mederma can be helpful.Only use these products after the areas are healed ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicole Touchet
29 years experience Family Medicine
Protect skin: This can be a difficult problem to fix. Some find products such as Mederma to be helpful. In general, keeping those areas well-moisturized and prote ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Recommend: consulation with a facial plastic surgeon.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
50 years experience Dermatology
Tincture of time: Keep in mind that small scars will gradually become less noticeable. Larger scars may be treated with filler injections, dermabrasion, and laser. Al ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bio oil: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
A few options: First, if the scar is red or swollen, use an over-the-counter cortisone cream to calm the skin. You can also do laser therapy or filler therapy, withi ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience Pediatrics
Patience: pigmented skin healing after a wound or inflammation is usually hypomelanotic (less pigmented than normal). It may take an extended period of time f ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
Hard : Hard to tell without seeing this spot but it sounds like possibly post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. This can take time to fade. I would recommend ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
ACNE, BLACK MARKS: For acne, Retin-A dry the pimples and exfoliates the scars. For the black marks, try using eldoquin 4percent 2x/ day.
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