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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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I suffered of chicken pox 6 months ago and left out with 2 mild scars which decreased over time but i would like to know any cream for complete recvry?

Topical agents : You could try mederma, as well as vitamin e oil. Also coconut oil/cream is good for skin recovery. I would apply each once to twice daily. Also vitamin e 400 iu orally each day, vitamin d3 2000 iu orally each day, omega 3 1000 mg daily and biotin daily are all good for skin integrity. ...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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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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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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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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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 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

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