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How do I get rid of a scar from a puncture and ring?

How do I get rid of a scar from a puncture and ring?

Excise it: Doctor will remove old track of the piercing and place small sutures to close the puncture site. You will keep the small stiched area clean and coated with antibiotic ointment until suture removal (usually 4-5 days in most areas, depending on size). Easy to do under local anesthesia. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


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How ca you get rid of a ring scar?

How ca you get rid of a ring scar?

Excision: An unsightly scar from any reason, including a ring or pierce, may be suitable for scar revision which usually means excision and precise closure by a qualified board certified plastic surgeon familiar with scar revision techniques. All scars, even scar revisions by a plastic surgeon, may fall short of the patient's expectations. An evaluation is recommended. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of hypertrophic scarring bump around nose ring?

How do I get rid of hypertrophic scarring bump around nose ring?

Please see your Dr.: There can be many complications from nose rings - especially if they are septal. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a scar on my arm?

How do I get rid of a scar on my arm?

Many options: Scars mature and can continue to improve for up to a year. They are sun-sensitive and may become hyperpigmented with sun exposure. The best way to treat a scar depends on the scar. Options include silicone gel, silicone sheeting, use of filler (for spot or crater-like scars), laser therapy, hydroquinone, dermabrasion, or kenalog (triamcinolone) injection, or surgical scar revision. See your plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a scar on my ear?

How do I get rid of a scar on my ear?

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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How do I get rid of a scar from a spider bite from when i was a kid? The scar left is in the middle of my forehead and depressed.

How do I get rid of a scar from a spider bite from when i was a kid? The scar left is in the middle of my forehead and depressed.

Consultation: You may want to consult with a plastic surgeon on this. S/he can look at the scar and offer opinions or suggestions about it. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a scar using a laser?

How can I get rid of a scar using a laser?

By having God do it: It's a common misconception that lasers can circumvent the normal eventualities and exigencies of the healing of the human body. Once a scar is created it is present ever after. The remodeling of the skin can result in one with such a fine line that the typical human can't perceive it at a conversational distance but this has more to do with the skin physiology of that individual than it does w. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a scar on penis?

How can I get rid of a scar on penis?

Why?: Removing a scar is not possible. You simply replace it with a new one. Why do you ask?If the scar causes pain with erection perhaps you need to open up the scar and place a skin graft. If your penis is crooked then perhaps the problem is below the surface and there are treatments for that. If everything's working ok and you don't like the way it looks you should consider leaving it alone. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a scar on my nose?

How can I get rid of a scar on my nose?

Wait : Depends on the scar. Most will continue to become less noticeable for a year or so. If it has been longer than a year, see a facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a scar formed from a hysterectomy?

You cannot: Scars can be improved in some cases but not removed in most cases. Surgery is the most common way to improve a scar but other treatments such as laser treatments, dermabrasion, silicone sheeting, and creams for hyperpigmentation can help as can scar treatments such as mederma and scar medic. ...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