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How to remove my scars?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Improve not remove: A be scars can be improved with wound care, exfoliation, dermabrasion, peels, laser, grafting, fat transfer, camouflage make-up, surgery and more. However they generally cannot be removed. Discuss with a dermatologist after first .Controlling the outbreaks.
Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology 30 years experience
Size & location ?: Scars can be improved with proper care allowing optimal healing, silicone films, etc. Small scars on the skin can almost disappear. Larger skin scars need procedures some surgical to hide or camouflage them. There are a lot of options but the specific treatment depends on size, location and age of the scar.

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What can remove scars from birth?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Consult plastic sugn: If you have a concern about a specific scar or scars your best bet is to consult a plastic surgeon and or a dermatologist to see if a "revision" procedure can produce a more cosmetically acceptable result.
A 44-year-old member asked:

How to remove scars on your penis?

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Dr. Zahid Niazi
Cosmetic Surgery 40 years experience
See a Urologist: Post traumatic scars are usually manged the same as other scars by use of scar creams or silicone gel sheets but some patients can develop areas of redness and thickening that may represent a disease process and should be best evaluated and addressed by a urologist so seek a consultation with a urologist.

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