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How to get rid of cellulitis in breasts?

How to get rid of cellulitis in breasts?

See doc: First and foremost this should be seen by a doc- there are cancers that can appear like a cellulitis. Assuming it is not, appropriate antibiotics, warm compress, drainage of any underlying abscess (which may require ultrasound for diagnosis), and likely also mammogram to rule out malignancy. Smoking can also lead to inflammation and should be stopped. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Miller
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Cellulitis (Definition)

A common skin condition that is caused by bacteria. Common symptoms may include fever, a skin sore that appears suddenly and grows quickly, and redness, pain, and tenderness ...Read more


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Is there a cure for cellulitis that will get rid of all symptoms and affects permanently?

Is there a cure for cellulitis that will get rid of all symptoms and affects permanently?

What's the cause?: Cellulitis is an inflammation (red, hot swollen and tender) of the skin and soft tissues. It can be cause by many things such as bacteria, sunburn, vein disease and trauma all of which have different treatments. Depending on where it occurs and what is the cause, changes the treatment. If you keep having recurrences, the treatments are wrong, seek another opinion. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to get rid of cellulitis in your hand?

How long does it usually take to get rid of cellulitis in your hand?

Hand cellulitis: It depends on the cause of the cellulitis, infection, abscess, etc.
The primary cause needs to be treated and then your cellultis will resolve. ...Read more

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Can cellulitis and strep throat be related? Why can't we get rid if the cellulitis

Can cellulitis and strep throat be related? Why can't we get rid if the cellulitis

Maybe: You need to see a physician for an antibiotic prescription. You may need a culture to find out what it is sensitive to. Bacterial infections usually require medication to go away. ...Read more

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Hey how do I get rid of scars from corn removal pads?

Hey how do I get rid of scars from corn removal pads?

OTC topical meds: In many local pharmacies they sell topical medicine specifically for scars
Some are also prescribed ie Mederma ...Read more

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How do I get rid of scars please help?

How do I get rid of scars please help?

Would recommend: Consultation with a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of scars on my face?

How do I get rid of scars on my face?

Would consult with: A dermatologist or plastic surgeon for individualized recommendation. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of scars from mosquito bites?

How do I get rid of scars from mosquito bites?

Scars are permanent: Some people confuse redness [inflammation] with scarring. This will subside with time. True scars will mature and shrink, unless they are keloids, a condition not treatable without proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do if I cut my wrist the other day how do I get rid of scars?

What to do if I cut my wrist the other day how do I get rid of scars?

Improve, not remove: Scars are permanent. Having said that, there are ways to make them less noticeable. The first is time: scars mature over 6-18 months and don't assume their final form till then. Other methods are pressure, silicone sheeting, mederma, steroid injections or surgery. Surgery is a last resort for most scars, but many can be improved in this way if all else fails. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of scars? I have many of them on my legs and I've tried lemons, and honey, and vaseline, but they're still there

How do I get rid of scars? I have many of them on my legs and I've tried lemons, and honey, and vaseline, but they're still there

Sorry, you can't: Get rid of scars. No surgeon, surgical technique, laser, cream, or magic potion in existence today can completely eliminate or remove scars. Skillful and judicious plastic surgery can often improve them, but you get a new scar (hopefully better) replacing the old one. Always. Staying out of the sun will help avoid hyperpigmentation of immature (new) scars. Sorry, but that's the truth! ...Read more

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How do I get rid of scars on my legs caused by pimples?

How do I get rid of scars on my legs caused by pimples?

Discuss with derm/PS: I would schedule a consultation with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to review some of the treatments and medical options available.
In the meantime cleanse with a mild soap and apply mild antibiotic ointment, avoid sun and tobacco, and don't pick. ...Read more

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How to get rid of scars (cutting)?

How to get rid of scars (cutting)?

Please consult: With either a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of shaving scars?

How do I get rid of shaving scars?

Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. They also improve with time. See a dermatologist or board-certified plastic surgeon to evaluate your options.

Good luck! ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of scars?

What's the best way to get rid of scars?

Can't really get RID: Of scars, but you can reduce their noticibility. Use a cream called Mederma to reduce the appearance of scars. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on how to get rid of scars naturally?

Can only Improve: You cannot "erase" scars. Poor scars can be improved through the following methods:

1) scar massage
2) silicone sheeting (a kind of silicone tape you where over the scar)
3) steroid injections
4) laser treatment (helps remove coloring)
5) scar revision (removing the scar and starting over).


Consult with a plastic surgeon to find out which combination of these would best work for you. ...Read more

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Can aquaphor get rid of scars?

Can aquaphor get rid of scars?

No: Aquafor moistens skin, but a scar is a scar and will never go away. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of razor scars?

How do I get rid of razor scars?

Time: Time, avoidance of sun and tobacco use are your initial best options. Silicone gel creams may also help. Scar revision are unlikely to produce improvements unless the scars are raised. Bleaching or laser treatments may help dark or hyperemic scars. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of sandfly scar?

It Depends: I sympathize since I got bitten by sandflies2 years ago! My scratching caused scars which, thankfully, are flat but hypopigmented. I will probably use flesh colored tattoo pigment to hide them. Depending on whether the scars are red, raised or dark, there are other treatments such as silicone gel, steroid injections or bleaching creams respectively. You may need to see a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How does Mederma get rid of scars?

How does Mederma get rid of scars?

Not a fan of Mederma: I do not recommend mederma as I have not seen the benefits of treatment. It needs to be applied 4 times a day which is not practical for the typical individual. Furthermore the true science is lacking. ...Read more

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How to get rid of scars of laproscopy?

How to get rid of scars of laproscopy?

Will fade in time: No known magic cure
Probably take > 1 yr. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of scars of the face?

How can I get rid of scars of the face?

Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. See a plastic surgeon to begin your search for an appropriate course of action.

Good luck! ...Read more

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How to get rid of scars around my anus?

How to get rid of scars around my anus?

See plastic surgeon: There are many different types of scars and almost as many ways of treating them! Depending on the scar, it could be as simple as a cream to fade/bleach or as complex as reconstructive surgery. Please see a plastic surgeon; they usually have the most experience with scars. Not all surgeons want to deal with the anal area so be sure you tell them where your scars are. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of scars from bug bites?

Tincture of time: Scars from bug bites should resolve over time. Good skin care with moisturizers and uv sun protection can help as well. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my Folliculitis Scars? : (

How do I get rid of my Folliculitis Scars? : (

See dermatologist: Dermatology may have a way of decreasing or removing any superficial scarring--called dermabrasion or chemical peel to the areas involved. Speak to your dematologist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of scars from corn removal pads?

How to get rid of scars from corn removal pads?

CHEMICAL BURN: The corn pads cause a chemical burn and in fair skinned individuals can leave hupopigmentation and scars. Try oral and topical VITE as well as cocoa butter ...Read more

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What to do beside the creams to get rid of scars?

Scars: There is nothing that will get "rid" of scars. There are treatments that can make them less noticeable. For example if they are red in color then lazier treaents can reduce the redness. If they are hypertrophic than steroid injections may help. If they are keloid than excision with radiation treaents may be beneficial. You should see a board certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist for an opinio. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of scars from scratching skin?

How can you get rid of scars from scratching skin?

Wound care: In short this means good wound care which means keeping the area clean and moist during the healing period. Avoidance of inflammation and sun exposure is also key. Topicsl silicone gels may also help. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of scars on my skin?

What are some ways to get rid of scars on my skin?

Improve not remove: Unfortunately scars cannot be removed unless they are excised which will only replace them with a different albeit better scar. Most advise non surgical rx siuch as bleaching, chemical peels, laser, injection, dermabrasion, fillers, and later interventions such as excision, grafting, or local flap reconstruction with possible use of expanders. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

Scar = fibrous tissue that forms ...Read more