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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bruise: For the first 24 hours, i would ice the effected area to minimize the spread of the bruise. After 48 hours, heat may be applied to allow the blood to ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not uncommon.: Should apply a moist heat cloth a few times a day until this resolves.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Steinbach
Specializes in Family Medicine
OK: Hi Ruby 246. If the bruising actually involved abrasion (bleeding due to little cuts) then you could have a tatoo of dark material, which could be f ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jorge De la Pedraja
27 years experience Plastic Surgery
Inflammation: Scratching or removing a pimple will trigger an inflammatory process of white blood cells. This will make the skin inflamed and red.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Cohen
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
No: Pockmarks or acne scars are very difficult to treat because they represent an injury through both the epidermis and the dermis of the skin. Skin peels ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Minoli
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Unfortunately not: While topical hydroquinone may lighten abnormally darkened areas of skin in and around stretch marks, the drug itself will not remove the stretch mark ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many options: There are many creams that can help or you may need laser surgery.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Absolutely NOT
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not the key: Whether or not you pop them, you're likely to have hyperpigmentation and maybe depressed scars; the latter can be permanent. You owe it to yourself to ... Read More
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Dr. Jayson Dupre
21 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Laser: Fractional laser resurfacing were radiofrequency skin tightening both have been shown to significantly reduce the appearance of stretch marks and woul ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Laser=light: See: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/laser. Light, a form of electromagnetic radiation, see: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/electromagnetic_radiation, used ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Stretch marks Rx: Will stretch marks creams work on white stretch marks? ANS: It is likely not effective but here is what i would do. Treat only one side as directed. T ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: There is no reliable method for removing stretch marks.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Fractional laser: Stretch marks can be improved in their appearance through the use of fractional laser such as the fraxel laser, or by using a micro-needling techniq ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Creps
29 years experience Psychiatry
Remove stretch marks: The best time to treat them is while they are red. They can be treated with laser treatment. But first try available gells with a mix of onion extra ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Holzapfel
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Laser: Red scars are usually very vascular, meaning new blood vessels have proliferated in the scar causing the redness. Treating them with a pulsed dye las ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Pimple marks: You need to consult a dermatologist, they can prescribe exfoliating creams.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Usually, yes.: But the depth of the dead tissue is the important factor. Superficial thickness burns, for example, do not leave scars (when properly cared for). Deep ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Cellulite is complex: Cellulite & stretch marks remain anathema to the plastic surgeon. Cellulite & stretch marks may occur in very thin patients as well. Cellulite is attr ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Yee
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scar improvement: It depends on the maturity of the scar. If the scar is fairly new then massage and pulsed dye laser is a good option. Using vit e oil with massage . ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
I don't know: That all depends on what is causing the marks - overpigmentation, moles, bruises, bug bites, some disease, etc.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Bad idea: Get inked if, and only if, it is something you truly want, is deeply meaningful to you as a person, and you've wanted exactly the same design for seve ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Everything heals with some type of scar tissue. However, in the right hands, these scars care be very difficult to see.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Active ingredients: I looked at the ingredients and there are over 35 products added to the formulation. I would be concerned about reactions but there may be some benefi ... Read More

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