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what does it mean if my tb scar itches

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Hard to say: First determine the cause of the itching: 1) if it is due to ingrown hairs, depilation may help. 2) if it is due to histamine or inflammation, antihis ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No: But see your DR. There may be some retained stitches, which can be irritating. You may need to shampoo more or get a special shampoo or use a prescrip ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Start with simple : Hydrocortisone cream if not successful get a prescription for cordran tape. If that does not work, try kenalog (triamcinolone) injections good lu ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get treated: You owe it to yourself to be treated, now, and not just to prevent scars. The oral contraceptive pill, if you can take it, works wonders for many wome ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
You have a : Positive mantoux reaction indicating exposure to tuberculosis. You need a chest xray.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Itching: Both of you should see a dermatologist to make dure you dont have scabies.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Get examined: diagnosed, evaluated and treated.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not sure: Would see your doctor to get examined. It is possible that a procedure could remove scar tissue and make you feel better.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Scar: Scars take about a year to reach their final stage. You are quite young, so waiting the full year or even longer will most likely be a benefit.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Rash?: sounds like eczema but a picture would be helpful

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