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Gold Bond Ultimate Healing For Scars
Not really: An anal fissure is not an infection, so there's no use for the antibiotic cream. A fissure is a tear in the inner lining(mucosa).Usually assoc. With pain and bleeding w each bowel movement. There are some topical creams which can help, but sometimes surgery is needed to excise the fissure or to reduce the tension of the anal sphincter. Stay hydrated, eat well, and see a colorectal or general surgeon. ...Read more
Will tretinoin cream fade surgical scars? If not what cream is best for fading red surgical scars three years old.
Make up: does not need treatment. If it bothers you fading make up may be more beneficial and less toxic ...Read more
Aquaphor & Healing: Aquaphor is a good way to protect skin barrier that has been disrupted a result of inflammation or controlled injury, such as a "laser peel". It prevents skin from drying out and becoming tight and itchy. It has no discreet medicinal properties. Use should not harm a small scab. If the area is sizable, see your doctor for a better recommendation. ...Read more
Before/during/after!: The entirety of the care delivered will effect scar. This includes age, associated medical diseases, history of tobacco use, nutritional status as well as surgical technique and skill will effect the ultimate scar appearance in addition to post operative measures such as well optimal tissue oxygenation, blood pressure, swelling, wound tension, wound care, timing of suture removal & close follow up. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Really none.: If you have a true keloid scar the best first line treatment is steroid injection. If that fails to improve the keloid to your satisfaction the next option is excision which comes with very high recurrence rates (and can come back worse than the original) and a postop regimen of silicone, pressure, and in severe cases even radiation treatment. ...Read more
Is topical kelocote and Mederma are good for newly formed inward scar or depressed scar ( scar 1mm depth inwardly from surface), ?
Better ???: There are NO comparative studies. Both may or may not help you. ...Read more
Does not work: no scientific evidence that it works no matter how long do you use it, no scientific evidence behind it ...Read more