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Is there any way to get rid of scars from cellulitis

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Antibiotics: Treatment for cellulitis is with antibiotics, usually oral. See your doctor for further evaluation.
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Dr. Martin Tyson
Addiction Medicine 29 years experience
See doc: First and foremost this should be seen by a doc- there are cancers that can appear like a cellulitis. Assuming it is not, appropriate antibiotics, wa... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
No: It is possible to get more than one infection in your life time so there is no permanent cure for infections. You could see your doctor and get the c... Read More
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Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 38 years experience
What's the cause?: Cellulitis is an inflammation (red, hot swollen and tender) of the skin and soft tissues. It can be cause by many things such as bacteria, sunburn, v... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andreas Kogelnik
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Days: Mild cellulitis may resolve on its own or with antibiotics within a few days (longer for more severe cases).
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 36 years experience
Hand cellulitis: It depends on the cause of the cellulitis, infection, abscess, etc. The primary cause needs to be treated and then your cellultis will resolve.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 38 years experience
Can't really get RID: Of scars, but you can reduce their noticibility. Use a cream called Mederma to reduce the appearance of scars.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Encourage you to: See either a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon for scarring. Take care.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
No such thing: I see you are a 23 year old woman. I'm sorry your acne was neglected when you were a teenager, producing scars. All the "pop" remedies ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 48 years experience
Mederma,bio oil: Both will flatten raised scars over a period of several weeks, but will not be effective for indented or ice pick scars .This require laser or fillers... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Surgery: If the scar is white nothing else but surgery or make up will help. If it s red and shortly after trauma, massaging with oil everyday cand reduce the ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Leave it alone. The more you mess with "scars" the more damage it is likely to do. For healthy diet: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/., exercise 30 minut... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Menter
Dermatology 57 years experience
The dark spots we call " post- inflammatory hyperpigmentation " can persist for many, many months. Nothing to worry about at all. Relax please
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