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How can you get rid of impetigo?

How can you get rid of impetigo?

Antibiotics: Impetigo is a bacterial infection, typical caused by staph aureus. This is typically treated by prescription topical antibiotics. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

Scar = fibrous tissue that forms ...Read more


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How can I get rid of my impetigo?

Antibiotics: Impetigo can be treated with topical or oral antibiotics. Have a doctor check the infection and prescribe the proper treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of impetigo?

What is the best way to get rid of impetigo?

Antibiotics: School sores (or impetigo) are a bacterial skin infection caused by the bacteria staph aureus found everywhere. The treatment usually is ten days of antibiotics by mouth. The best antibiotic for school sores is flucloxacillin a form of penicillin. The sores also need to be covered to stop them spreading. Cleansing the skin with antiseptic and putting antibiotic cream in the nose may also be needed ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of impetigo?

What can I use to get rid of impetigo?

IMPETIGO: Treatment is with Mupirocin ointment and oral antibiotic if extensive lesions. Delay in rx can cause cellulitis, scarring, pigmentation children are at risk of having glomerulonephritis. ...Read more

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Why can't I get rid of my impetigo? What can I do?

Have you seen your: Doctor? If you haven't, you should. There are topical antibiotic treatments and oral antibiotic treatments. If neither of those are working, perhaps you are getting reinfected by another person, yourself or something contaminated in your environment. You should also make sure that it is impetigo and not a herpes infection, or a contact dermatitis, both of which can appear similar. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedy to get rid of left-over impetigo marks from a child's body?

Urea: Urea cream will slowly peel away top layer of skin to lighten post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. 40 per cent is available by prescription but 20 per cent is over the counter. ...Read more

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Have been on smz/tmp for impetigo of the lt. Face in two weeks cleared up. Now its back agn., its now on my right face. How do I get rid of this stuff?

Have been on smz/tmp for impetigo of the lt. Face in two weeks cleared up. Now its back agn., its now on my right face. How do I get rid of this stuff?

Possible MRSA: This may represent an MRSA infection. Most doctors will treat empirically at first, but at this point a culture of the wound may help reveal what type of bacteria you are infected with and more importantly, what antibiotics will kill it. Continue to follow up with your doctor. Sometimes we will adjust the antibiotic regimen based on the results of a skin culture. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my mild impetigo fast?

Antibiotics: School sores (or impetigo) are a bacterial skin infection caused by the bacteria staph aureus found everywhere. The treatment usually is ten days of antibiotics by mouth. The best antibiotic for school sores is flucloxacillin a form of penicillin. The sores also need to be covered to stop them spreading. Cleansing the skin with antiseptic and putting antibiotic cream in the nose may also be needed ...Read more

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How to get rid of scars (cutting)?

How to get rid of scars (cutting)?

Please consult: With either a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get rid of scars?

What's the best way to get rid of scars?

Can't really get RID: Of scars, but you can reduce their noticibility. Use a cream called Mederma to reduce the appearance of scars. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on how to get rid of scars naturally?

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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Can aquaphor get rid of scars?

Can aquaphor get rid of scars?

No: Aquafor moistens skin, but a scar is a scar and will never go away. ...Read more

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How does Mederma get rid of scars?

How does Mederma get rid of scars?

Not a fan of Mederma: I do not recommend mederma as I have not seen the benefits of treatment. It needs to be applied 4 times a day which is not practical for the typical individual. Furthermore the true science is lacking. ...Read more

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How to get rid of scars of laproscopy?

How to get rid of scars of laproscopy?

Will fade in time: No known magic cure
Probably take > 1 yr. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of scars of the face?

How can I get rid of scars of the face?

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 plastic surgeon to begin your search for an appropriate course of action.

Good luck! ...Read more

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How to get rid of scars around my anus?

How to get rid of scars around my anus?

See plastic surgeon: There are many different types of scars and almost as many ways of treating them! Depending on the scar, it could be as simple as a cream to fade/bleach or as complex as reconstructive surgery. Please see a plastic surgeon; they usually have the most experience with scars. Not all surgeons want to deal with the anal area so be sure you tell them where your scars are. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of scars from bug bites?

Tincture of time: Scars from bug bites should resolve over time. Good skin care with moisturizers and uv sun protection can help as well. ...Read more

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How to get rid of scars from corn removal pads?

How to get rid of scars from corn removal pads?

CHEMICAL BURN: The corn pads cause a chemical burn and in fair skinned individuals can leave hupopigmentation and scars. Try oral and topical VITE as well as cocoa butter ...Read more

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What to do beside the creams to get rid of scars?

Scars: There is nothing that will get "rid" of scars. There are treatments that can make them less noticeable. For example if they are red in color then lazier treaents can reduce the redness. If they are hypertrophic than steroid injections may help. If they are keloid than excision with radiation treaents may be beneficial. You should see a board certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist for an opinio. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of scars from scratching skin?

How can you get rid of scars from scratching skin?

Wound care: In short this means good wound care which means keeping the area clean and moist during the healing period. Avoidance of inflammation and sun exposure is also key. Topicsl silicone gels may also help. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of scars on my skin?

What are some ways to get rid of scars on my skin?

Improve not remove: Unfortunately scars cannot be removed unless they are excised which will only replace them with a different albeit better scar. Most advise non surgical rx siuch as bleaching, chemical peels, laser, injection, dermabrasion, fillers, and later interventions such as excision, grafting, or local flap reconstruction with possible use of expanders. ...Read more

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How to get rid of scars that are bleed very easily?

How to get rid of scars that are bleed very easily?

Scar Excision: It depends why its bleeding and what the scar is from. Sometimes, replacing the scar by excising it and starting fresh is the best option. ...Read more

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Hey how do I get rid of scars from corn removal pads?

Hey how do I get rid of scars from corn removal pads?

OTC topical meds: In many local pharmacies they sell topical medicine specifically for scars
Some are also prescribed ie Mederma ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a home remedy to get rid of scars?

Anyone know what is a home remedy to get rid of scars?

Excellent wound care: Good home remedy of a scar begns with excellent and meticulous care of the initial wound causing the scar. In general. Clean, moist wounds whose edges are well approximated under minimal tension will tend to produce optimal scarring. Gentle cleansing of a contaminated wound with subsequent moist dressings will general produce the least prominent scar. Scar massage/pressure/occlusion may help. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of scars caused by insect bites?

What can I use to get rid of scars caused by insect bites?

Try Liquid Vitamine: E. Obtain Capsules of Vitamin E and suing a small pin place a hole in the capsules and squeeze on to scars.

Hope this helps! Give it a try!
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What is a good way to get rid of scars from a bad sunburn?

Encourage you to: See either a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon for scarring. Take care. ...Read more

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Are there skin clearing products that can get rid of scars?

Are there skin clearing products that can 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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Is it actually true that baking soda will get rid of scars?

Healing scars: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow and bringing healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. As healing occurs, new tissues fill in that are different than normal and less elastic. This is a scar. Over time it will fade in color but always be there. ...Read more

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Can you recommend over-the-counter product get rid of scars?

Mederma: This is an over the counter preparation that may help to hasten the maturation of scars, but please remember that scars are permanent; they can be improved but not removed. ...Read more

Dr. Antoanella Calame
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Impetigo (Definition)

A bacterial skin infection ...Read more