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is there any way to get rid of scars from cellulitis

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Antibiotics: Treatment for cellulitis is with antibiotics, usually oral. See your doctor for further evaluation.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andreas Kogelnik
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Days: Mild cellulitis may resolve on its own or with antibiotics within a few days (longer for more severe cases).
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A female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Immune system: It may be your immune system is not functioning well. This could be due to toxic overload, and diet may be a contributing factor. Try reading 'lean g ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Not really: Scars show healing, but healed skin is only 80% as strong as new, original skin. The pigment or color of scars can fade with time, but the scar, or ma ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Scars;VitaminE: Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin e oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottl ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moises Perez
17 years experience Pharmacology
Yes!: There are many products on the market that can even out your skin complexion. I like topical niacinamide and topical vitamin b.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lara Devgan
13 years experience Plastic Surgery
Time, hydroquinone: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to tre ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Haley
22 years experience Dermatology
Reduce inflamm: Kp is a common skin condition worsened when the skin is dry. Moisturize with products containing Lactic Acid or urea. These are keratolytics that wi ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Routine care.: Regular wound care should eliminate them unless of course they are large...Then they may require antibiotics.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve, yes...: But get rid of, no (this applies to all scars.) true keloids can be very difficult to deal with. They are more common in people with darkly pigmented ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Keep ointment on: The most important thing about healing scabs on the face (as well as any other place on the body) is to keep the scab moist with ointment (vaseline pe ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: I am sorry your acne was not treated when it should have been. If you still have active disease, call your physician now. A plastic surgeon or dermato ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Fine tip cautery: In select cases fine tip cautery helps with limited scarring.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
They fade over time: Pregnancy stretch marks, as well as stretch marks from body building or obesity, are lines where the second layer of skin (the dermis, under the surfa ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not really my way-: -2 get rid of them. If facial make up may cover it up, but as far as I kno that's it.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No I do not thing so: A history of chilblains is suggestive of a connective tissue disease, which means there are involvement of the connective tissues of the whole body.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Brown
15 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Marks left behind by acne can range from skin discoloration to pitted scars. First, make sure to your acne is under control, so that you stop collect ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Vitiligo: The choice of therapy depends on the number of white patches; their location, sizes, and how widespread they are; and what you prefer in terms of trea ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
What do you mean: Your question is not clear as to what you mean by sunspots. If you mean spots on your face chest or the top of your hands that are due to sun damage, ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please look into: A consultation with a plastic surgeon or a dermatologist regading your scars. Take care.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Over the counter treatments may help a little but not as effective as prescription topicals and medical procedures such as microdermabrasion, glycolic ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
Lasers can help: For moderate acne with red bumps and some white heads, it can work very well with repeated treatments....Ie it is not a cure. For cystic acne it does ... Read More

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