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How can I get rid of burn scars?

How can I get rid of burn scars?

Can be improved mayb: Scars can not be made to disappear. There are scar gels and creams that can improve the appearance of a scar that you already have. You can sometimes have a surgical scar revision, but this is just trading one scar for a new scar that should look better. Read more

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How to get rid of burn scars?

How to get rid of burn scars?

You can't: If the burn was not too deep and healed within about ten days it may just take time for the scar to fade. If the burn was deep and took over 2 wks to heal or require skin grafting there may be very little that can be done. Sometimes a pressure garment will help. A small scar may be excised and closed with stitches but trade old scar for a new one. Avoid sun and consult a plastic surgeon to evaluat. Read more

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How to get rid of burn scar?

How to get rid of burn scar?

Reduce not rid of: Scarring is a permanent entity and the only way the body can seal itself from the outside. Surgery is helpful in reduction-redirection of the scars, but still leaves a linear one. Use of silicone gel sheeting is often used in burn area to sooth, reduce redness, and soften during the healing time. Some doctor's use steroid injections if the scars are very hypertrophic (large). Seek md advice. Read more

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How to get rid of razor burn scars?

How to get rid of razor burn scars?

Razor bumps: A steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in Read more

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How can I get rid of a second degree burn scar?

How can I get rid of a second degree burn scar?

Scar treatment: Burn scar can be treated with mild moisturizers, such as cocoa butter, or petroleum based lotion. You can also apply vitamin E oil on the scar. The area shouldn't have any sun exposure for at least a year. Scaring depends on your genetics. With the same injury, some people develops scar, while others don't. Probably should be seen burn specialist if you have any further questions. Read more

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Did a 70% glycolic peel 3 weeks back and it left 2 burn scars. Will the scars be permanent? What can I do to get rid of em' as early as possible.

Did a 70% glycolic peel 3 weeks back and it left 2 burn scars. Will the scars be permanent? What can I do to get rid of em' as early as possible.

Scar management: If you healed your wounds within three weeks then you may escape longterm sequelae by managing the burnt areas with a scar care cream and sunblock. You would likely use the products for about 6 months. Don't use tanning booths in this period. Read more

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How can I get rid of a burn scar?

How can I get rid of a burn scar?

Depends on size: Depends on size and location. If it is early it will fade some in time. If it is small it may be able to be excised. If it is irregular or lumpy it may be able to be lasered or re-grafted. If it is a different color then laser or IPL treatments may help. Excision is usually best if possible. Read more

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Is there any way to get rid of cigarette burn scars?

Is there any way to get rid of cigarette burn scars?

Time, hydroquinone: 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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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a burn scar that was caused by an iron?

Can only Improve: You cannot "erase" scars. Poor scars can be improved through the following methods:

1) scar massage
2) silicone sheeting (a kind of silicone tape you where over the scar)
3) steroid injections
4) laser treatment (helps remove coloring)
5) scar revision (removing the scar and starting over).


Consult with a plastic surgeon to find out which combination of these would best work for you. Read more

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Best scar cream to get rid of severe burn scar for boiling water??

Best scar cream to get rid of severe burn scar for boiling water??

Scars;VitaminE: Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin e oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottle of it in the drug store. It's inexpensive and worth a try; just be patient. A dermatologist is the best place to start. Read more

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How can I get rid of a dark burn scar?

How can I get rid of a dark burn scar?

Lasers: Depending on your skin type and the type of burn, some laser treatments can be used to lighten hyperpigmented burn scars. Some topical skin bleaching creams may also help. Otherwise, sun protection is paramount. Read more

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Is it possible to get rid of an old burn scar?

Is it possible to get rid of an old burn scar?

Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. See a dermatologist or plastic surgeon (board-certified) to begin your search for an appropriate course of action.

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I need some tips on how to get rid of floor burn scars?

Scars are permanent: Flat scars that are wide and long are impossible to get rid of but but you can do treatments to help them look better. You will need to consider micro needling, dermabrasion, and lasers. Read more

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Can someone tell me how people get rid of old burn scars?

Can someone tell me how people get rid of old burn scars?

Scars are permanent.: They are the result of healing and are permanent. They do, however, mature, i.e. With time. There are some treatments and procedures that may hasten their maturation and make their appearance less objectionable. Your regional burn treatment center would be a good place to start. Read more

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Does it happen that people get rid of or make burn scars fade?

Does it happen that people get rid of or make burn scars fade?

Several options: You cannot erase scars. Poor scars can be improved through the following methods:

1) scar massage
2) silicone sheeting (a kind of silicone tape you where over the scar)
3) steroid injections
4) laser treatment (helps remove coloring)
5) scar revision (removing the scar and starting over). Read more

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70% glycolic peel left burn scars on my face. The scars are still visible even after 4 months. What can be done to get rid of them completely?

70% glycolic peel left burn scars on my face. The scars are still visible even after 4 months. What can be done to get rid of them completely?

Facial burn: Dear salem_trial: I am sorry for your plight, the truth is without pictures I can't say. Is it a full thickness or partial thickness burn? Is it post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation? I would recommend consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon with experience in chemexfoliation. Read more

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How to I get rid of a burn/ scar on my face caused by Nair facial hair remover cream?

How to I get rid of a burn/ scar on my face caused by Nair facial hair remover cream?

Derm: See a dermatologist or cosmetic surgeon. There's many treatment options from prescription based creams to lasers to chemical peels. If the burn was recent, it is likely 'post inflammatory hyperpigmentation." it is imperative that you use sunscreen with spf 30 or above every day. sun exposure will make it worse. Use a sunscreen that has zinc in it. Read more

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