Doctor insights on:
Can Cigarette Burns Scar
Yes: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow and bringing healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. As healing occurs, new tissues fill in that are different than normal and less elastic. This is a scar. Over time it will fade in color but always be there. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Can a dermatologist or doctor find evidence of burns (particularly those from cigarettes) from skin that has healed without scarring?
Get help now ›
Depends: It depends on how deep the burn is. If the wound base is pink and moist, then it's most likely a 2nd degree burn. If the wound base is white or leathery, then it's a 3rd degree burn. Deeper injuries will produce scars. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Depends: The depth of the burn determines if it will scar or not. The deeper the burn, the more likely it will scar. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have severe scarring, what looks like cigarette burns from having a wart removed from one leg, and a tiny little dot on the other. Is this normal?
Scarring: This may happen. See a plastic surgeon for advice on getting rid of these scars. ...Read moreGet help now ›
When will (almost healed) purple (reddish) scar of cigarette burn disappear . for 2 months i have red circle that is surrounded with white circle ?
Prob 15 months: At your age, the final healing and appearance will probably not be evident until about 15 months post burn. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Often scar: If a chemical burn is deep enough to injure the dermal layer (deep skin), then a scar is likely to result. If only the superficial layer is involved (epidermis) and it doesn't get infected, a scar is unlikely. ...Read moreGet help now ›
See plastic surgeon: Thnaks for yor question, you should seek a board certified plastic surgeon in your area to discuss the many options available. ...Read moreGet help now ›
All depends in depth: Scaring can vary. Deep 2nd acts more like a 3rd, superficial 2nd acts more like a 1st. It all depends on depth. Superficial may not scar at all, deep may scar significantly and may need to be excised and grafted. If the area is contracting and causing disfigurement, pain, or limiting mobility see a plastic surgeon. If it has healed and worried about aesthetics- sunblock daily, give at least 1 yr. ...Read moreGet help now ›
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Can you re tear scar tissue?
- Does anyone know how vaginal friction burns can happen?
- Can you get herpes from sharing a cigarette?
- Rash that looks like cigarette burns
- How can i remove a scar on my eyelid after a chalazion surgery?
- Can scar tissue be removed from the lungs?
- Will second degree burns leave scars
- My eyes sometimes burns for no reason what can i do to prevent burning
- Cigarette burns scar