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Best Ointment For Scars
Depends: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to treat a scar depends on the scar. Options include silicone gel, silicone sheeting, use of filler (for spot or crater-like scars), laser therapy, hydroquinone, dermabrasion, or kenalog (triamcinolone) injection, or surgical scar revision. See your plastic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I cut my self like a week ago what can I put on my cut for it not to scar? Does a and d ointment work?
Kukui nut oil: A;d ointment or vit e might help; but you might want to try kukui nut oil. ...Read more
NO: This has no effect on scars. Used on severe burns at the time of injury. Vite is an old one, seen to work the same as vaseline. Many products clamor for your attention to "heal" scars. They want your money. If you have asignificant scar, see a dermatogist has no effect on scars. Used for severe burns. Vit e is an old one long noted to be as effective as vaseline. Lots of things. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be careful!: I am not a fan as it is well-known that 20% of patients who use neosporin regularly will become allergic to it! applying any of these products to a scar is useless and there are safer products to use on wounds (polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) or bacitracin, for example). I really can't think of any reason one would want to apply 2 of these products at once, unless you want an itchy red rash! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The little open scar in the coxis outside the anus itch to much, any suggestion till i go to the doct on monday please , a cream ointment anything?
How to get rid of reddish pink pimple scars that don't go even after months..? Plz tell natural methods and also ointments?
Not if medical prob: If this skin condition is due to an underlying medical condition, natural products may not cause any relief. I would see a dermatologist first. ...Read more
Helo doctor. Iam suffering from chiken pox. Iam a artist and i don't want any scars on my face. Plz suggest me a ointment for faster removal of scars?
Chicken pix: There is antiviral medicine against chicken pox. You should be taking valcyclovir at about 1 gram every 8 hours the sooner you start the more effective it will be at suppressing scarring. Otherwise don't pick at any scabs and keep them covered with an occlusive antibiotic ointment to facilitate healing and prevent infection. ...Read more
Maybe: Is the burn recent? Then use vaseline or Aquaphor. If it is fully healed but still red, the steroid may be useful. ...Read more
I have got a small scar on my face due to razor cut. Its more than a year old. Are there any ointments i can use to get rid of it completely?
Only perhaps laser: Little late, but if you r self conscious of them consult a plastic surgeon 2 c if he/her can help u. Remember that there's no problem so bad that can't b made worse by surgery. ...Read more
Benzoyl Peroxide: Your present therapy is not very effective. Benz-peroxide 2-1half or 5% can be used in addition or instead, costing about $5 otc. If you call it "pro-activ" it is much more expensive. Keep it off any nice fabrics that you don't want to bleach. If you need to get serious about acne, see a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got burned by waxing, I applied an antibiotic ointment and Aloe sap to the burn it is the next day and the burn is brown, will I have a scar?
I have pigmentation from scars on the back of one shoulder, I've used acne soaps and ointment (OTC). I'd like to have the scars removed and any acne.
Acne scars: You need to see a dermatologust. Good luck ...Read more
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