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How to get rid of hammer toe scars on my feet?

How to get rid of hammer toe scars on my feet?

Try Mederma: It will also depend on how old the scars are. There is not much you can do. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

Scar = fibrous tissue that forms ...Read more


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Small visible brown clot (scar looking) on foot after I hit against something, will it go away, what can I do to hopefully get rid of it.

Small visible brown clot (scar looking) on foot after I hit against something, will it go away, what can I do to hopefully get rid of it.

Bruise: This sounds like a bruise with some blood under the skin which should reabsorb and go away within a few weeks. Elevating the leg when possible may help the bruising go away sooner. ...Read more

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How to get rid of old scar marks from skin of hands and feet especially?

How to get rid of old scar marks from skin of hands and feet especially?

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 do I get rid of those dark scars on my foot from blisters?

How do I get rid of those dark scars on my foot from blisters?

Try OTC lightening: Agents and possibly light chemical peels. Derm or aesthetician should help ...Read more

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How can I get rid of boil like scars on the back of my foot from wearing bad shoes?

Stop wearing bad sho: These heaped up scars at the back of heel is the result of tight ill fitting shoes. The best solution is to prevent them by wearing well fitting shoes. Sometimes people form a bursa at the site of friction. My advise is not to have any excision as there is not enough tissue at this site and you do not want another scar. Most of the time if you avoid pressure from the shoes it will improve. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of a scar on my foot from a second degree burn?

Is there a way to get rid of a scar on my foot from a second degree burn?

Scar: There are topical treatments and one is the silicone as mentioned. Some topicals are available but are for minor scarring. We don't know the extent of the scar. See a podiatrist with wound care background. ...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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How do I get rid of scars on my face?

How do I get rid of scars on my face?

Would consult with: A dermatologist or plastic surgeon for individualized recommendation. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of scars from mosquito bites?

Scars are permanent: Some people confuse redness [inflammation] with scarring. This will subside with time. True scars will mature and shrink, unless they are keloids, a condition not treatable without proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of scars from lichen planus?

How can I get rid of scars from lichen planus?

LP: I would urge you to contact a plastic surgeon after consulting with your md and doing some research on your own. The LP may come back as this disease waxes and wanes and has no cure. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of scars on my face I have 4 scars help?

How can I get rid of scars on my face I have 4 scars help?

Plastic surgeon: In case of the deeper scarring, surgery is needed to remove the old scar. See a plastic surgeon for consultation and computer imaging. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of scars left over from mosquito bites?

How do you get rid of scars left over from mosquito bites?

See specialist: Scars can be improved. Never completely removed. You would need to see a specialist such as a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Is there anything topical (lotions, oils, etc) that would get rid of scars from cuts?

Is there anything topical (lotions, oils, etc) that would get rid of scars from cuts?

Scars: There are some creams that help to make the scars fade little but they can't get rid of scars, if the scar is really bothering you or if its in a critical place (ex. Face) consult a plastic surgeon as he may do something called scar revision which makes it look better ...Read more

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What are ways to get rid of scars/calluses on my toes?

What are ways to get rid of scars/calluses on my toes?

Ensure foot health: Before performing any treatments on your feet you will want to make sure that the neurovascular status is intact. This can be a concern particularly in diabetic patients. In this case, foot care may best be administered by a podiatrist. If you are otherwise in excellent health appropriate exfoliative treatments (mechanical, etc) may be used with attention to not damage the deeper layers of the ski. ...Read more

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How does one get rid of scars?

How does one get rid of scars?

Scars are permanent: While scars are permanent, there are different treatments that can help minimize, fade or hide surgical scars. Talk to a board-certified plastic surgeon to find out what your options are. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of scars?

What can I do to get rid of scars?

Multiple Options: Scars can be improved but not eliminated by treating in various ways including chemical peels, dermabrasion, lasers, demarolling, silicone gel usage, and massage. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of scars please help?

How do I get rid of scars please help?

Would recommend: Consultation with a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What are some good ways to get rid of scars?

What are some good ways to get rid of scars?

Time, and others.: Time is often the best way to get rid of scars, as most will fade eventually. Lasers, surgical excision or rearrangement, steroid injections, etc are all ways to treat scars. You should ask your primary doctor who to go to for this. ...Read more

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What's a way to effectively get rid of scars?

Improve them: 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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Is there any way to completely get rid of scars?

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. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of scars from scratching too much?

Stop itch &skin care: First find the cause of the itching which can be quite a difficult endeavor. Second, stop itching by treating the primary problem whether it be idiopathic, psychological, a medication reaction or allergy, response to bug bites or noxious stimuli, etc. Third, avoid sun exposure. Fourth, silicone gel creams or sheets. Five, clip your nails. Six, consider derm or plastic evaluation for more extensive. ...Read more

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Which is the most effective and quickest way to get rid of scars?

Which is the most effective and quickest way to get rid of scars?

Scar tretaments: Several options are available for scar reduction:

silicone gel
silicone sheeting
mederma
kelo-cote
scar massage
tape

a study in the journal of plastic and reconstructive surgery several years ago compared these and found that although none showed statistical significance for scar reduction, the one that had the best overall response was silicone sheeting. That is what I use in my practice. ...Read more