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How can I get rid of the scars that I have from cuts?

How can I get rid of the scars that I have from cuts?

Varies: Depends on location and color of scar. If it is flat topical retinoids such as retin a will slowly lighten color. If they are raised scars a pulse dye laser can flatten the scars. Depressed scars respond to fractionated co2 or erbium ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

A scar a condition in which an injury (a cut, ...Read more


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How do I get rid of ACE scars & cuts?

How do I get rid of ACE scars & cuts?

Heal them fast: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation (red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin/advil) are bad. Cover the area with an occlusive dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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Is there anything topical(lotions, oils,etc) that would get rid of scars from cuts?

Is there anything topical(lotions, oils,etc)  that would get rid of scars from cuts?

Scars: there are some creams that help to make the scars fade little but they can't get rid of scars, if the scar is really bothering you or if its in a critical place(ex. face) consult a plastic surgeon as he may do something called scar revision which makes it look better ...Read more

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What can I apply to get rid of the cut scar on my face fast?

What can I apply to get rid of the cut scar on my face fast?

If it is an: actual scar - consider consultation with a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon. Take care. ...Read more

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What to do if i cut my wrist the other day how do I get rid of scars?

What to do if i cut my wrist the other day how do I get rid of scars?

Improve, not remove: Scars are permanent. Having said that, there are ways to make them less noticeable. The first is time: scars mature over 6-18 months and don't assume their final form till then. Other methods are pressure, silicone sheeting, mederma, steroid injections or surgery. Surgery is a last resort for most scars, but many can be improved in this way if all else fails. ...Read more

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I have got a small scar on my face due to razor cut. Its more than a year old. Are there any ointments i can use to get rid of it completely?

I have got a small scar on my face due to razor cut. Its more than a year old. Are there any ointments i can use to get rid of it completely?

Only perhaps laser: Little late, but if you r self conscious of them consult a plastic surgeon 2 c if he/her can help u. Remember that there's no problem so bad that can't b made worse by surgery. ...Read more

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I cut my hand 2 years ago and didn't clean the wound well. Now its forming into a lump i believe its dry blood or hypertrophic scars. How do I get rid?

I cut my hand 2 years ago and didn't clean the wound well. Now its forming into a lump i believe its dry blood or hypertrophic scars. How do I get rid?

This is an odd thing: To happen after two years. You should see a surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery for an examination to determine exactly what this is. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the scars and stop them from happening?

Wish there was easy : Answer. Unfortunately there are no treatments to remove scars completely. As plastic surgeons we try to minimize their appearance. The only way to prevent scars is to avoid the trauma that is causing the scarring to begin with. If you have acne scars prevent the acne, burn scars-don't get burned. More easily said than done! ...Read more