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How can you get rid of burn marks on your skin?

How can you get rid of burn marks on your skin?

Burn Marks: If the burn is not treated properly, a mark can remain on the skin. Applying certain solutions to the burn can remove these marks, as well as soften and smooth the skin. Lemon juice, tomato extract and almond oil are effective solutions to removing burn marks on skin. ...Read more

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Burns (Definition)

To the skin and possibly deeper structures. 1st-degree is into the epidermis, or top layer of the skin. 2nd-degree is into the dermis, or bottom layer of the skin. 3rd-degree is all the way through the skin. 4th-degree is into deeper ...Read more


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Got a burn on my face month ago from charcoal grill. Using lucoid. What to use to help even skin tone and get rid of dark streak on cheek?

Got a burn on my face  month ago from  charcoal grill.  Using lucoid. What to use to help even skin tone and get rid of dark streak on cheek?

Burn scar: You are still early in the overall healing process, but it certainly sounds like you'll scar. One thing commonly used that helps with wound healing is vitamin e oil. This can help the scar heal and fade. There are a variety if other scar minimizing ointments or preparations. Sometimes, if the scar is quite large, you could have the scar revised, but usually we let the wound heal for a year. ...Read more

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Is there a cream or lotion that will get rid of first degree burn discoloration on skin (back of legs)?

Is there a cream or lotion that will get rid of first degree burn discoloration on skin (back of legs)?

Depends if it's hype: hyperpigmentation (dark color) or depigmented (white) and all the melanin is gone.If post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation PIH, you can use hydroquinone very lightly & only on the discolored part, as it's a strong bleaching agent. Azelaic acid is a milder version. You can't expose it to UV light at all. It's all prescription only from a dr. If depigmented, can't use this. Time can also decrease PIH. ...Read more

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Can the ultrasonic liposuction procedure cause burns of the skin? I would like to have ultrasonic liposuction on my abdomen to get rid of the ugly fat, after having 3 children. I believe it uses some sort of ultrasound that creates heat to burn fat. Can i

Can the ultrasonic liposuction procedure cause burns of the skin? I would like to have ultrasonic liposuction on my abdomen to get rid of the ugly fat, after having 3 children. I believe it uses some sort of ultrasound that creates heat to burn fat. Can i

Yes: If not done properly by a properly trained board certified plastic surgeon, then can cause burn injury. Other specialty trained physicians unfortunately claim to have proper experience or training but they do not. ...Read more

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I used an antibacterial black soap on my face to get rid of acne and my skin didn't react to well to it. Two days later my skin started to peel off.Then im getting these facial scabs that really burn.Im using aloe vera right now but it dosent seem to work

I used an antibacterial black soap on my face to get rid of acne and my skin didn't react to well to it. Two days later my skin started to peel off.Then im getting these facial scabs that really burn.Im using aloe vera right now but it dosent seem to work

1st/2nd degree burn : You describe a first or deep first or superficial second degree burn from using the soap. Just like a sun burn it takes time to heal. Usually 7-10 days if not infected. Keep the area clean, try not to touch it, wash your hands frequently, and let your skin heal. Topical antibiotics like neosporin or bactroban aid in the healing without promoting infection. ...Read more

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Hi how are you I would like to know how I can get rid of my viganal burning its only on the skin of the vigna?

Hi how are you I would like to know how I can get rid of my viganal burning its only on the skin of the vigna?

Vaginitis...: It seems you are suffering of vaginitis which could be caused most of the time by a fungal or a bacterial infection or both. It is important that you get examined in order to make a final diagnosis. If not able to see a doctor soon you can try clotrimazole or Monistat over the counter but if symptoms persist you definitely need to get checked. ...Read more

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