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A 30-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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Dr. Robert Brueck
47 years experience Plastic Surgery
Itchy scar: You could try soem scar creams, ice works great or soem over the counter cortisone cramwwwbeautybybrueck.Com.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Removal lvs scars : A scar forms when there is healing of an injury to the tissues.Remember that with almost all wounds, healing continues for months and months as we ch ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Options: There are topical options such as Mederma and Lazar esthetic therapy. Ask your dermatologist. All the best.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Colbert
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Cyst wound care: There are lots of salves and potions available for skin and wound care, but nothing is better, more readily available, or more economical than soap an ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Top silicone sheetin: Usually speaking topcial silastic (silicone gel) sheeting is considered one of the best interventions to reduce the appearance of scars once they have ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Levens
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Long answer: It depends on the location, age and nature of the scar. Scars are permanent by definition, and therefore can not be "elimintaed". The goal is to min ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve not remove: The best treatment is Accutane but most start with antibiotics & skin care regimen with benzoyl peroxide/salicylic. Acid many options exist for cosme ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: Acne is best managed by topical benzoyl peroxide 5% 2x/day; if this fails, prescription strength rx from your physician. I am very sorry that your acn ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Wald
42 years experience Plastic Surgery
See a doctor: Pigmentation of the lip may be normal, but may also represent a medical condition. I would see a doctor to make sure this is not something that needs ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denis Winder
57 years experience Plastic Surgery
Exercise in futility: It depends on where the scar is. Sometimes surgical revision helps. Sometimes cortisone injection helps. For burns, pressure therapy with silicone ... Read More

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