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Does chickepox leave scars?

Does chickepox leave scars?

Depends: The classicle leasons of chickenpox are superficial & generally leave transient marks that fade over a year or so.However, if a kid scratches & digs at leasons there is a chance that a deeper wound will appear and scar. There is also risk that weeping sores will be invaded by staph or strep and cause even bigger problems. Simple surveylance and cleaning of wounds can minimize risk. ...Read more

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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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Does kprf leave scars?

Does kprf leave scars?

Generally not: Keratosis pilaris rubra faceii involves excess keratin production (small bumps) on the face which is often inflamed, causing the redness. Since it generally does not involve infection, it usually does not leave scars unless someone picks at the bumps. If it is irritating you enough that you are picking, seek help from your dermatologist. If it scars, you need to see derm to r/o something else. ...Read more

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Will impetigo leave scars?

Will impetigo leave scars?

Temporary changes: Impetigo usually affects the upper outer layer of skin, so there should not be noticeable scars after the color changes even out over a year or so. If the patient scratched at the scabs during healing, and made deeper wounds, then permanent mild scars can occur (just like in chicken pox, where scars normally don't occur unless the scabs are scratched off by the patient). ...Read more

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Does tympanoplasty leave scars?

Does tympanoplasty leave scars?

Hidden scars: Depending on the size and location of the ear perforation, the procedure may be performed through the ear canal or with a post-auricular incision. If done through the canal, no one except a doctor will be able to see any incisions (looking at the ear drum). The post auricular incision is hidden in the crease behind the ear, so it is all but invisible. Don't worry about scars from tympanoplasty. ...Read more

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Does hair transplant leave scars?

Does hair transplant leave scars?

Hair Transplant: The result of the scar is totally dependent on the surgeon's skill. If the donor hair site is closed properly with minimal tension, usually the scar is minimal. Unfortunately, the rare unsatisfactory result gets all the press and the patients with excellent scars tend not to discuss it. ...Read more

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Does acupuncture leave permanent scars?

Does acupuncture leave permanent scars?

No: Acupuncture use very fine needles that are placed superficially. There is little risk of scarring if done correctly. ...Read more

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Can shingles leave permanent scar?

Can shingles leave permanent scar?

Yes: It is not usual but yes, any rash could potentially leave a scar or discoloration. ...Read more

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Does all acne leave behind a scar?

Does all acne leave behind a scar?

No: Acne scars result from deep, inflamed nodules and cysts. Not from squeezing zits. Treatment to control the acne minimizes scars and allows the skin to heal. ...Read more

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Does scar repairex really fade acne scars ?

Does scar repairex really fade acne scars ?

Of course not: I'm sorry your acne was not treated as it should have been and you ended up with scars. Scams like "Repairex" target people like yourself. You can have them modified by a specialist with a laser, filler, or microsurgery, or you can do like several Hollywood leading men and keep them for the tough-guy look. ...Read more

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How can I remove scars from chicken pox or acne?

How can I remove scars from chicken pox or acne?

Dermatology consult: It is not possible to remove a scar by any means. A dermatologist can make them less visible with abrasion, injection, a laser or surgery. Hollywood's chris pine is one of many celebrity successes; other hollywood leads have chosen to keep their scars for the "tough man" effect. It's your choice. ...Read more

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Does Dermovate fade scars?

Does Dermovate fade scars?

Corticosteroid: This is a topical corticosteroid. It will decrease pigmentation but shouldn't be used for long periods as it can thin and weaken the tissue increasing the risk of injury to the site. ...Read more

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How to remove chicken pox scars?

Pockmarks: There are many ways to try to get rid of pockmarks in the skin. The sometimes they can be raised or elevated to near invisibility using injectable fillers and other times the fillers are needed during before and after a type laser therapy which can very nicely ablate the site. ...Read more

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Do immunizations generally leave scars?

Do immunizations generally leave scars?

No: Almost never.I have supervised , over the years, probably a quarter of a million injections and have never seen any scarring. ...Read more

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How can I remove chicken pox scars?

Forever Present: A scar forms when there is healing of an injury to the tissues. Remember that with almost all wounds, healing continues for months and months as we change the stress on the tissues. A scar forms as a result and may have many different appearances and colors. Any dark coloration may fade over time but the tissues never are the same and so some scarring will always be there. ...Read more

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Does defibrillation leave any scars?

Does defibrillation leave any scars?

Not unless extreme: Circumstances....No scars but some people not temporary discomfort after usually due to strong adhesive but burns. ...Read more

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Will eczema patches leave scars?

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Will eczema patches leave scars?

Not usually: Inflammation from eczema tends to be superficial. If it's not infected and if you don't scratch it too rigorously, the patches in general heal without scarring. However, if it is not in good control, chronic rigorous scratching can result in permanent discoloration typically seen in people with darker complexion. For this reason, routine moisturizing and controlling the itch are both important. ...Read more

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Does benzamycin helps little holes from acne scars to fade?

no: Benzamycin is a mixture of benzoyl peroxide and an antibiotic called erythromycin. It is a good treatment to treat unwanted pimples (zits) however, it is not effective on acne holes that are called acne scarring. There are some great new lasers that treat acne scars. I like the non-invasive fractional 1540 xd the best. ...Read more

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How can chicken pox scars be removed?

How can chicken pox scars be removed?

Improve not remove : These scars can be excised buttery will only be replaced with another scar. Many options exist and will vary depending on the depth, width and severity ofthe scar. Fillers, dermabrasion, needing, resurfacing (laser or mechanical) peels, grafting, revision and many other alternatives should be discussed with an experienced physician and surgeon. ...Read more

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Does brachioplasty leave a big scar?

Does brachioplasty leave a big scar?

It depends: Brachioplasty can be performed using a number of techniques depending on the degree of skin and fat excess in your upper arms. In the most severe cases, the surgery will leave a scar along the inside of your upper arm from your armpit to just above your elbow. You should see a board certified plastic surgery for evaluation. ...Read more

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Does chickepox leave scars?

Depends: The classicle leasons of chickenpox are superficial & generally leave transient marks that fade over a year or so.However, if a kid scratches & digs at leasons there is a chance that a deeper wound will appear and scar. There is also risk that weeping sores will be invaded by staph or strep and cause even bigger problems. Simple surveylance and cleaning of wounds can minimize risk. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

Scar = fibrous tissue that forms ...Read more