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what to use on scars or burnt skin
A 17-year-old female asked:
20 years experience Dermatology
Go to urgent care: Go to an urgent care center for a prescription for silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) or bactroban ointment. They may also give you an oral antibiotic to ... Read More
33 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
PIH after trauma: Dark skin especially can get darker after trauma, called post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. A bleaching agent can help. Sun exposure may make it dar ... Read More
57 years experience Plastic Surgery
Information: If there is no blster, the burn may 1st degree. The color is the inflammatory reacion the the burn. First degree burn is like sunburn and usually heal ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
42 years experience Dermatology
Ususually: Usually best to use hydroquinone and steroid you use for the eczema.
A 42-year-old member asked:
17 years experience Dermatology
Possibly: There is a new product that has been available for a few months called laviv (azficel). The technique involves taking small 3mm skin samples from beh ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Careful: I would suggest not using anything on the scar. Avoid friction also.
You might be dealing with an early cheloid.
Ideally you will have to see a derm ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
37 years experience Family Medicine
Scars: Silicon patches, cocoa butter , high quality aloe vera
A 19-year-old female asked:
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Lightening agents, like hydroquinone, work on pigment. Darker areas will get lightened, but there will be little, if any effect, on whitish colored s ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
The best treatment is Ro-accutane. It is a permanent solution, but you need an assessment, advice and script from the doctor first.
A 46-year-old member asked:
29 years experience Pediatrics
Scar treatment gels: There are several scar treatment otc medications now available.
But verify with the surgeon that your graft wound has healed enough and is ready for ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Hydroxyquinone cream: See a dermatologist, since you need a prescription anyhow . But it's better seen exactly what these scars are all about, and explain to you the benefi ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Depends: Dark scarring may be due to post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. If so, they tend to fade over months by themselves.
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