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Is there anything I can do to get rid of scars from hydratenitis

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Difficult: That is a difficult problem, as is hidradenitis suppurativa itself. The care are ually thick and deep. Sometimes procures like demabasion or laser her... Read More
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Time : Unfortunately these are very difficult scars. Excising the deep scars may help but it will likely leave a different scar. Time is generally best to al... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. Your acne should be we... Read More
Dr. Barry Cohen
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
You need: Can't get rid of them but there are many ways to improve them. See a plastic surgeon.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cathleen London
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Various treatments: Chemical peels, microdermabrasion and laser treatments can all be used to treat acne scarring.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. They also improve with... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Lechtman
Plastic Surgery 30 years experience
Nothing but time.: Nothing will get rid of the scar but time will make it better.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Excellent wound care: Good home remedy of a scar begns with excellent and meticulous care of the initial wound causing the scar. In general. Clean, moist wounds whose edges... Read More
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Lichten
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Scars are permanent: While scars are permanent, there are different treatments that can help minimize, fade or hide surgical scars. Talk to a board-certified plastic surg... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Would recommend: Consultation with a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon.
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.

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