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Could compound w freeze away wart remover work?

Could compound w freeze away wart remover work?

It is one option: Wart treatments include: freezing (liquid nitrogen), occlusion, salicylic/lactic acid, electrodesiccation ( electrical current), immunotherapy and laser tx. ...Read more

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Can bio oil work on freckles?

Can bio oil work on freckles?

No: It's just another health fraud. I'd urge you to keep your freckles anyway. If you use a freckle remover, even from a dermatologist, you risk disfiguring yourself. Freckles are endearing, they're distinctively you, and a majority of your friends probably like them. Ask them. If you want them less prominent, avoid excess sunlight -- wise in any case. ...Read more

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Does Bio Oil lighten the skin?

Does Bio Oil lighten the skin?

Bio oil: I do not think Bio oil will lighten your skin. May help with scar tissue ...Read more

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Bio oil, mederma, or scarguard, which is better?

Healthtap: Doctors on healthtap are asked not to endorse particular products or product lines. ...Read more

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Does bio oil really work for scar removal?

Does bio oil really work for scar removal?

Bio oil: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Does bio oil help stretch mark appearence?

Does bio oil help stretch mark appearence?

Yes: Bio oil can improve appearance of newer red stretch marks according to the manufacturer. It is cost effective compared to mederma stretch mark cream. Expect a gradual improvement of no more than about 20 per cent. ...Read more

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Is bio oil effective on removing scars?

Is bio oil effective on removing scars?

Possibly: Bio oil may help with improving scars but the studies that have been done are very small trials involving 20 -25 patients. The results are variable. Read the label carefully to make sure your are not allergic to any components or try a small patch test . Apply a small amount on an inconspicuous area and wait for 1 -3 days to check for any sensitivity. ...Read more

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Are acne scar removal products specfically creams like bio oil, selevax as effective as fractional co2 laser?

Are acne scar removal products specfically creams like bio oil, selevax as effective as fractional co2 laser?

Not really: Depending on the scars and your skin type, a fractionated laser may be stronger/better than creams. Overall ice pick acne scars are very difficult to treat. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are acne scar removal products(creams like bio oil, selevax etc)as effective as fractional co2 laser?

Can you tell me, are acne scar removal products(creams like bio oil, selevax etc)as effective as fractional co2 laser?

No: You'll be cruelly disappointed. I'm sorry your acne was neglected and you ended up with scars. If you want them fixed, you'll need a laser, a filler or microsurgery. ...Read more

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Will bio oil help hypopigmentation?

Will bio oil help hypopigmentation?

Oh, HECK yes!: Hi. Just kidding, of course. Bio oil is more appropriately referred to as "SNAKE OIL". Spend your money on it. The snake oil salespeople will LOVE you! ...Read more

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What works better for acne scars, bio oil or tea tree?

What works better for acne scars, bio oil or tea tree?

Neither: Neither of these will have any lasting effect whatever on acne scars. This is a cruel fraud perpetrated on the internet by people already damaged by a cruel disease. Tea tree oil has some limited activity against the actual pimple because it has estrogens; males gotten breast development from it. A dermatologist can make the scars less visible if that is your wish. ...Read more

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Seborrheic keratoses: can I freeze it off myself with a wart remover freeze?

Seborrheic keratoses:  can I freeze it off myself with a wart remover freeze?

Seborrheic Keratosis: Freezing with liquid nitrogen (cryosurgery). Cryosurgery can be an effective way to remove seborrheic keratoses. However, it may not work on large, thick growths, and it may lighten the treated skin (hypopigmentation). Cryosurgery is more effective at the doctors office because it is much colder, -320 vrs -55 from otc products. ...Read more

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Does bio oil work better than merderma for scars on the face?

Does bio oil work better than merderma for scars on the face?

Not proven: There hasn't been a study comparing the two, that i'm aware of. Personally, i think silicone-based scar products, like kelocoat or prosil, work better than either of those two. ...Read more

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Does dr. Scholl's freeze away work for facial warts?

Does dr. Scholl's freeze away work for facial warts?

Not well: I do not recommend self treatment for this. The diagnosis of verrucae should be made by your dermatologist as not everything that looks like a wart is in fact a wart. The possibility of pigmentary alteration or scarring from self-treatment of the face is possible. ...Read more

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Can one remove stretch marks using chemical peels / microdermabrasion?

Can one remove stretch marks using chemical peels / microdermabrasion?

Improve not remove: Yes, these interventions could improve stretch marks. Laser and retinoids may also provide some relief. However do not expect complete removal. ...Read more

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How do pediatricians freeze off warts?

How do pediatricians freeze off warts?

Depends on situation: In my office I use an applicator shaped like a oversized pen.It contains a cartridge of NO2 that comes out of the nozzle at -170 degrees F. The wart is frozen several times and pared down with special tools. Some patients elect to have a local anesthetic. ...Read more

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Used liquid nitrogen to freeze wart, is this normal?

Used liquid nitrogen to freeze wart, is this normal?

Yes: Using liquid nitrogen is a very common treatment for warts. ...Read more

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Can I freeze bacon?

Can I freeze bacon?

YES!!!: Bacon freezes very well and can be stored for a long time. Thaw it out on the counter for a short while, but better yet in the refrigerator. If you microwave thaw, be sure to keep an eye on it as this is usually not an even traw and some parts may start to cook. ...Read more

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