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Ways to reduce surgical scars

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Steroid injections can help but would try physical therapy first.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Can't really get RID: Of scars, but you can reduce their noticability. Use a cream called mederma to reduce the appearance of scars.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: You would be better off using a scar cream like Mederma or use aloe or vitamin e.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Sonne
22 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Scar Treatment: Hypertrophic scars can be a stubborn problem. Although revision surgery is an option, more conservative treatments are often used first. Massage and ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Likely from infancy: Probably for correction of congenital problem such as omphalocele, gastroschisis or exstrophy. I which case a pediatric surgeon, pediatric urologist o ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I : I think it is awesome that you want to help prepare your little girl for her surgery experience. Quite a few hospitals offer pre-operative tours of ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Adam Rubinstein
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Scar : Scar revisions and children having a child with a cleft lip (sometimes called harelip) can be difficult at first, but once the repair is done you can ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Mederma : I s an over the counter product you can try, silicone gel sheeting is another. I am not sure if the latter requires a prescription.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scar gels??: Each doctor has their own preferences. I like Madera or Silicone sheets.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Endometriosis: It is not unusual for endometriosis to recur after surgical treatment. Your gynecologist is best qualified to evaluate,advise and treat you. Hormonal ... Read More

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