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How to remove chicken pox-like marks on face?

How to remove chicken pox-like marks on face?

Consult derm or surg: Crater scarring is common in chickenpox. Filling, mechanical dermabrasion (planning), or surgical removal/suturing are most common treatments. All scarring is permanent, but these help reduce visual noticeability. ...Read more

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Chickenpox (Definition)

Caused by the varicella-zoster virus, chicken pox results in a blister rash that starts on the stomach, back, and face and spreads throughout the entire body. These small itchy blisters eventually scab over. Associated symptoms include itching, fatigue, malaise, and a fever. The most effective method to prevent spreading of the varicella virus is ...Read more


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Sir/mam how can remove chicken pox scars and marks in my face?What can I do for remove this types of scars? Pls help me.

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how can remove chicken pox scars and marks in my face?What can I do for remove this types of scars?
Pls help me.

Chickenpox: Unfortunately there is not much that you can do to remove these marks from your face once you have had chickenpox. I would see a cosmetologist who may be able to assist you. ...Read more

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Hello.. I have marks that look just like chicken pox all over my body (except face).. I've already had the chickenpox and I have no fever. ?

Hello.. I have marks that look just like chicken pox all over my body (except face).. I've already had the chickenpox and I have no fever. ?

You need to be: examined/have someone look at the rash. If you had chickenpox, you wouldn't have it again. You may have a different virus or a reaction to something you were exposed to. Rashes are very difficult to diagnose without seeing them. If you are a HealthTap Prime member, you can contact one of us that way and we can look at a photo of the rash. ...Read more

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I had chicken pox at the age of 5.Now, almost 15 yrs later, only a small round brownish scar is remaining on face. Anyway to remove (cant afford laser)?

I had chicken pox at the age of 5.Now, almost 15 yrs later, only a small round brownish scar is remaining on face. Anyway to remove (cant afford laser)?

Chicken pox scar: You can try a bleaching cream, but it is likely you are going to have this scar for the rest of your life. Cover it with make up of your skin tone if it bothers you. ...Read more

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How can you remove chicken pox on my face?

How can you remove chicken pox on my face?

Chicken pox: It is self-limited and goes away within a 2 weeks. Do not pick as scarring can result. Scars caused from chickenpox can be treated for cosmetic purposes by dermabrasion, laser resurfacing or excision. ...Read more

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I have chicken pox marks on my face...Suggest me a cream to fade it plzzz?

I have chicken pox marks on my face...Suggest me a cream to fade it plzzz?

Limited options: This is best treated with laser. A series of light facial peels may be beneficial in reducing the appearance of the scars. ...Read more

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My 4 month old has small reddish bumps on his face. Is he too young to have chicken pox?

My 4 month old has small reddish bumps on his face. Is he too young to have chicken pox?

No: Chicken pox are blisters filled with clear liquid. The skin around the blister is red. They scab over within a week. You are more likely to have neonatal acne or eczema in a 4 month old. A pediatrician can tell you what it is. ...Read more

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Hi. I had chicken pox as a teenager ): - They left a few marks on my face & I am trying everything, what would you recommend?

Hi. I had chicken pox as a teenager ): - They left a few marks on my face & I am trying everything, what would you recommend?

Dermatology: evaluation for all scars. Multiple excellent therapies are available; however, must be examined and treated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I had chicken pox they have left black marks on my face .Will these black marks go away.Is there any cream to fade marks these marks quickly .

I had chicken pox they have left black marks on my face .Will these black marks go away.Is there any cream to fade marks  these marks quickly .

Fade with time: They will fade with time. Mederma may help as can shea butter. Look at a product called protandim as well...You need to find a distributor in your area. Vit e oil can also help a little as can a product called schmoove (look at www.Sijinbao.Com for practitioners near you). ...Read more

Small Skin Bumps (Definition)

Small skin bumps can be indicative of a rash or other irritant-induced condition, but may also indicate other ...Read more