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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
None is effective: Bulge at scar is result of tissue laxity that developed with time and following acute swelling post op. It is exacerbated by density of the scar and a ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Exam Needed: I am not sure what you mean by "how" can a plastic surgeon get rid of it. That is what surgeons do. You need an examination by a surgeon and that exa ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Wait until older: Before resorting to surgery, see if exercises will achieve a similar result, particularly at your age. As you get older, exercise may not be as effect ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randolph Wong
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Stop inflammation: Various methods to reduce inflammation can help to reduce scars. Silastic sheeting or silicone ointments have been effective. Steroids, cooling, co ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not if truly vertica: If the skin excess is truly vertically, then a vertical or fleur-de-lis (inverted t) incision may be the best. However in most instances this can be m ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Consult with: a plastic surgeon or dermatologist. In the meantime - please consider dialectical behavioral therapy for self -mutilation. Take care.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike
20 years experience General Surgery
You cant: There is no way to actually get rid of scars; many over the counter creams promise to improve the cosmetic appearance of scars, and they may work a li ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Keloid.: Some people get lumpy scars called keloids as their skin heals after any sort of trauma - such as a piercing. The best treatment is to remove the pier ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Real Rx: I am very sorry that your acne resulted in your becoming scarred. It should not have happened, and you'll need a dermatologist to get some help. All a ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
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
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