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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Stein
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scar reduction: I think that the best topical cream is avosil. This scar could be lightened with a pulsed dye laser. There is always a possibility of a scar thicken ... Read More
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Dr. Patrick Schaner
23 years experience Plastic Surgery
Neocutis Peche.: I use a product from neocutis called peche as a redness reducer in scarred areas. It is also important to avoid sun exposure to scarred areas especial ... Read More
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Scarring: Sunlight can cause darkening of the scar tissue. If you are going outside be sure to apply high quality sunscreen to the skin for protection. Applyi ... Read More
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
See Dr.: Should see physician.Sometimes significant infections can occur from cat scratches and need antibiotic treatment.Cat-scratch can present as tender, sw ... Read More
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
6 months to a year: This kind of scratch will take six months to a year to heal. This pink tissue is the new healing skin, it is very sensitive. Be sure to protect it w ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Depends: How old is it? How deep a burn? May be discolored for a long time. Lubricate & protect from sun. Avoid irritation. Use aquaphor or vaseline at night. ... Read More
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Burns on face, hands: Genitals, large areas, on children should be checked by doc. If just redness, should heal without scar. If blistered, leave blister intact. Doc can pr ... Read More
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Burn: If it is only red, no blisters, then it is stage 1, and we do not expect any scar to develop. I suggest keep it clean wash it with cold water. Use ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kumar Singh
15 years experience Family Medicine
Dont pick scabs!: Picking scabs will cause scarring--the scab gets attached to the fresh developing skin and when you pull on the scab it will pull the new skin also an ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Mazzocchi
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Acne: Would,be curious to see what they gave are these lesion acne maybe a retina A would help as well as check on some labs does your work or home enviorme ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Menachof
36 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Ointment: Use some ointment ( vaseline is a good choice) to keep it moist, do not expose the skin to the sun, and don't do that anymore.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
From injury?: Scars generally heal on their own, based on hte type of injury which caused these. If there is redness or any discharge, pl get it checked for an acti ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Megan Jack
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scar treatment: Depending on the problem with the scar there are treatments to improve them but nothing will completely remove them. I treat pigmented scars with bbl ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Careaga
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
Can only Improve: You cannot "erase" scars. Poor scars can be improved through the following methods: 1) scar massage 2) silicone sheeting (a kind of silicone tape ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Burns?: If you are speaking of burns, it is possible. "2nd degree" or partial thickness burns are a wide spectrum of injury and may leave minor to major scarr ... Read More

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