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Which type of cream to remove scars of chicken pox?

Which type of cream to remove scars of chicken pox?

AHA's and Retinoids: The most effective topical creams to reduce scars is Alpha hydroxy acids such as glycoloic or Lactic Acid containing creams. Retinoids in the form of retinol , retinoic acid and tretinoin containing creams are also helpful. ...Read more

Dr. James Ferguson
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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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What sort of creams are effective for old scars? by chicken pox

What sort of creams are effective for old scars? by chicken pox

None: It is doubtful that creams will eradicate scarring, regardless of the source. Consultation with a plastic surgeon may be of value and provide several potential avenues by which to deal with this. Good luck. ...Read more

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Chicken pox 3rd day will using zovirax (acyclovir) cream for face help in healing or prevent from scar?

Possible: The anti-viral creams will shorten the duration of the illness, and in so doing, may help prevent some scars possibly forming. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a chicken pox scar besides my lip. It's been there since 10 yrs now! can I use fade creams like depi white to fade it a bit? Or chemical peel?

I have a chicken pox scar besides my lip. It's been there since 10 yrs now! can I use fade creams like depi white to fade it a bit? Or chemical peel?

Chicken pox scar: Many chicken pox scars are depressions in the skin. Deep ones need to be cut out and the skin closed with sutures. Shallow ones can be treated with dermabrasion or lasers. ...Read more

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How can I quickly cure chicken pox scars?

How can I quickly cure chicken pox 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 is the best way to clear the scars after chicken pox?

Scars: No complete cure is likely. Time usually improves them. Mederma is popular to apply but will only help a little. Surgery or injectable fillers may help some scars. ...Read more

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How I remove the chicken pox scars?is it takes 3 months or more?

Multiple methods: There are a number of ways that you can help with these. There are some topical medications such as mederma and vitamin E oil that will help. Laser resurfacing and dermabrasion can help a bit. There are some medications that can be injected into the lesions as well. Consult a cosmetic dermatologist for more treatment options. ...Read more

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Is sebo de macho effective in deep chicken pox scars pls? Thanks in advance.

Is sebo de macho effective in deep chicken pox scars pls? Thanks in advance.

Not usually: 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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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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Is it actually true that blisters in chicken pox will create permanent scars?

Possibly: Most of the average 200 spots of a chickenpox breakout will leave no scars. They occur in the top layer of the skin so little disruption occurs for most.However, a contamination of the initial blister with other germs like staph or strep & scratching by the patient can sometimes aggravate some if the spots & leave scars. ...Read more

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What are your recommendations on how to treat chicken pox marks/scars especially on my face area?

What are your recommendations on how to treat chicken pox marks/scars especially on my face area?

See dermatologist: There are different type of treatments available for chicken pox marks /scars to be treated , consult your dermatologist he can suggest what procedure you need for your marks . ...Read more

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Is there any medications or cream to reduce the swelling and redness of a chicken pox rash?Please help. Thanks

Timing is important: Any medication used has to be at the onset of the chicken pox rash, and clinical history will help your pcp determine if you can use it or not. Valtrex (valacyclovir) is the medicine associated with herpes, shingles, chicken pox. So, don't delay and you should go in an have your pcp examine your rash, and identify the source, and then s/he can over your treatment options. ...Read more

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I infected from chicken pox 2 year ago. Its scars on whole body seen till date. How to get rid from this scars.

Chicken pox: sorry but those scars cannot be removed. Unfortunately with Chickenpox scarring can be seen especially if the lesions are bad and extensive. Scratching the lesions is a big producer of the scarring. ...Read more

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I have chicken pox and have blisters all over my body. Is it true that if i puncture the blisters they leave a permanent scar?

Chicken pox scars: Blisters represent a partial thickness limited injury to the skin that will heal in three weeks without scar, similar to a second degree burn. However, broken blisters may expose the deeper dermis to infection, dessication, or additional trauma that may cause full thickness injury and resultant scar that may be permanent. Best not to disturb pox blisters, and try to keep the broken ones clean. ...Read more

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I'm 19 years old and i have a chicken pox right now.. what i need to do to remove the scars in my face and body? please help me.

I'm 19 years old and i have a chicken pox right now.. what i need to do to remove the scars in my face and body? please help me.

Be gentle & patient: For now, avoid rubbing or scratching the lesions to prevent infection. If you need relief, gently apply cool compresses. After the acute illness subsides, protect any scars from the sun, which tends to cause darkening of scars. Continue for up to a year for the scars to mature and fade completely. With a bit of luck, no further treatment should be needed. ...Read more

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Should I use vitamin E for a chicken pox scar?

Should I use vitamin E for a chicken pox scar?

You can try Vitamin: E or Mederma. The best protection from scarring is actually protection from the sun, so sunscreen is actually the most effective way to lessen a scar from occurring and helping it fade. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


Dr. Barry Press
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Scar Revision (Definition)

Various techniques including surgical revision, steroid injection, and abrasion, meant to improve the appearance and/or ...Read more