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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
Infectious Disease 14 years experience
Antibiotics: Treatment for cellulitis is with antibiotics, usually oral. See your doctor for further evaluation.
Dr. Martin Tyson
Addiction Medicine 27 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 41 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
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andreas Kogelnik
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Days: Mild cellulitis may resolve on its own or with antibiotics within a few days (longer for more severe cases).
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 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.
A female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 36 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.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Encourage you to: See either a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon for scarring. Take care.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Careaga
Plastic Surgery 18 years experience
Scar tretaments: Several options are available for scar reduction: silicone gel silicone sheeting mederma kelo-cote scar massage tape a study in the journa... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Please look into: A consultation with a plastic surgeon or a dermatologist regading your scars. Take care.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 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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