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How can I permanently eliminate my keloid?

How can I permanently eliminate my keloid?

May be surgery: Keloids can be excised, however, there is a risk for the new scar becoming keloid. Steroid injection may be employed. It would be prudent to consult a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Press
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Keloids (Definition)

Hypertrophic scarring. More common in certain ethic groups. See dermatologist or facial ...Read more


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How can I remove my keloid scar?

How can I remove my keloid scar?

Can't be removed: Keloid scars can perhaps be reduced and improved but not totally removed. These may need to be removed surgically and then you likely will need a series of cortisone injections to try and keep it from regrowing. There are other treatments for those which regrow but some cannot be completely controlled. You should see a surgeon experienced in keloid management. ...Read more

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How can i remove my pimple marks?? And how can i stop to prevent pimples???

How can i remove my pimple marks?? And how can i stop to prevent pimples???

Managing acne: This is a long-term task as there is no cure until acne remits on its own. If you have scars, you'll need prescription strength treatment as well as a topical agent like benzoyl peroxide. You cannot remove your scars, but a plastic surgeon or dermatologist can help with them. I'm sorry you got the scars because all acne can and should be managed early. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I remove ance and pimples from my nose permanently?

How can I remove ance and pimples from my nose permanently?

Know no Permantent: Treatment. Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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How can I remove my strecthmarks?

How can I remove my strecthmarks?

Removal: You might benefit from treatments with a laser, but it usually works better for stretch marks that are redder than lighter colored ones. ...Read more

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How can I totally reduce pimples?

How can I totally reduce pimples?

Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day ; use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider otc products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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How can I remove my myomectomy scar?

How can I remove my myomectomy scar?

You can't: Scars are permanent and cannot be removed. Scars can be revised if they are extremely noticeable, and a plastic surgeon should be able to tell you what type of improvement you might get. ...Read more

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How can I remove scars from my face.

How can I remove scars from my face.

Scar treatment: Depending on the problem with the scar there are treatments to improve them but nothing will completely remove them. I treat pigmented scars with bbl to lighten them, thick scars with fractional laser to soften them, or bad or wide scars with surgery to cut out the scar and re-sew it a more cosmetically pleasing way. The laser approach requires a series of treatments to be effective--often 5-6. ...Read more

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How can I remove my depression?

How can I remove my depression?

Feeling Good: There are several types of depression. Reactive depression occurs as a result of loss and eventually we adjust. If one does not adjust or if the cause is not clear certainly seek professional help. "feeling good" by david burns is an excellent self-help book based on science. Don't let the thickness of it intimidate you. Take it bit by bit. The very best to you. ...Read more

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How can I remove my pimples?

How can I remove my pimples?

Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more

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How can I minimize my pimples?

How can I minimize my pimples?

Acne: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena, pangeaorganics or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more

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How can i minimize my pimples?

How can i minimize my pimples?

Acne management: First, let me say that acne is a serious disease. If you have severe acne you deserve the care of a dermatologist right away. Definition of severe is when a young person develops really bumps, those should be seen by a dermatologist in the treatment regimen started. If the acne is mild and you have not yet been to a dermatologist you might try one of the ...Read more

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How can I remove scars from corns?

OTC medications.: Scars are difficult to completely remove but they can be lightened with over the counter products like Mederma or vitamin e. The real cause of discoloration on the skin where a corn used to be is pressure from your shoes on a hammertoe. Surgical correction of the deformity is the definitive treatment. Otherwise, try wearing shoes with a deeper toe box. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my scars safely?

How can I get rid of my scars safely?

Scar treatment: Depending on the problem with the scar there are treatments to improve them but nothing will completely remove them. I treat pigmented scars with bbl to lighten them, thick scars with fractional laser to soften them, or bad or wide scars with surgery to cut out the scar and re-sew it a more cosmetically pleasing way. The laser approach requires a series of treatments to be effective--often 5-6. ...Read more

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How can I get rid this scar from my acne?

How deep: It all depends if your scars are just discolorations or a depression. Fraxel skin resurfacing sessions will help for both but in general the scar cannot be completely erased from your face. They can just be made less visible. ...Read more

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How can I remove my obesity?

How can I remove my obesity?

You can lose: Under the supervision of a trained physician an individualised weight loss plan for you will work . The plan will first rule out organic causes of weight loss. Then identify the type of eating problems you have. Most likely an effective program will include physical excercise, behaviorial counselling, nutritional counseling stress and relaxation techniques , supplements and prescription meds. ...Read more

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How can I fix my acne?

How can I fix my acne?

See below: Please consult this site for effective do-it-yourself treatments. You may need to try more than one treatment to see what works better for you. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment ...Read more

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How can I remove my pimple scars?

How can I remove my pimple scars?

A dermatologist: One's primary care doctor can refer to a dermatologist, who can examine the old scars to see what can be done. Some techniques include chemical peels to smooth out tiny defects, dermabrasion to sand the skin to become more even, and injecting fillers into some spots. Different dermatologists may use different methods, so it is fine to get opinions from two dermatologists. ...Read more

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How can I permanently cure acne? Can Accutane help?

How can I permanently cure acne? Can Accutane help?

Start with Topicals.: Topical drugs benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, and glycolic acids are the most common medications for acne.These are found in most over the counter preparations and are safe as the concentrations have been tested thoroughly. Sometimes higher strength formulations with antibiotics need to be prescribed by a dermatologist. Accutane is reserved for resistant cases and requires careful monitoring. ...Read more