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How To Remove Wound Marks From Face
Ok to go: Stitches are only removed when the wound has healed adequately that there is little risk for reopening. The face is a relatively low stress area of skin and you should be fine to workout if the wound looks closed. If you're engaging in aerobic activity within a week of stitch removal, I recommend wearing an absorbent bandage to absorb sweat away from the scar and use plain lotion after shower. ...Read more
Scar and makeup: After an injury that required sutures, the wound is stable enough for makeup after about 15 days. At that point, there is adequate tension across the scar to tolerate gentle manipulation (i.e. application of makeup). Furthermore, you can hide the scar with a makeup called DermaBlend which you can use until the scar has faded a bit ...Read more
Once removed the thread from the sutured wounds in the face after 12 days are more likely to scar? When the thread of the wound should be taken out?
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I have a wound on my mole on my face before. Now it is full recovered however it left some blacken skin around it. What is it and how to remove it?
2weeks after stiches removed from the face wound, started to put dermatix gel, and now it looks like the scar is bigger more visible more red. Is it ok?
After the removal of a stage 0 melanoma on face, the stitches were removed. The wound opened up and is opening up more. I don't want a bad scar. What should I do?
Return for follow up: Return to your treating surgeon for evaluation of the wound. If there are no signs of infection, he may be able to reinforce the closure with steri-strips to minimize further spread. He can advise you how to get the optimal scar. ...Read more
Doctor tried to remove pilar cyst on head yesterday, got what he could, put in two stitches, how do I care for this wound, I am not on an antibiotic.
Been diagnosed with frozen shoulder but arm turns red when raised at shoulder height and bent towards head, what causes this. I had surgery on 7-14-11 for impingement, bone spurs and part of bursae sack removed also have a small tear that was not repaired
Hard to tell: Agree with dr. Wood in part regarding color change. Probably worth examining. Would want more details on the "small tear" that wasn't repaired. If full thickness I would advise repair especially with continued pain. Stiffness may be just inhibition from the pain. Seek out a shoulder specialist this go round. There is a difference in skill set amongst surgeons so be careful next go round. ...Read more
Mederma: There are over the counter creams, such as Mederma, that are fairly effective in reducing the appearance of scars. You have to wait until the wound is completely healed before using them. Also make sure you use sunscreen on fresh wounds because they can darken with sun exposure. ...Read more
I am having black marks all over my face. How to remove black marks from my face as soon as possible because my face is looking very ugly?
Try..: 1.Try quaterspoon of Haldi powder (get pure) and spoon full of Besan, add little water.......apply over face at night and wash off in morning. 2. Collect thorns of silk cotton tree (Simili), make a paste of it with milk like chandan (sandal)...apply it over night and wash off in morning. Your face will glow. No allopathic med can do it. ...Read more
Next week is my encagement. My face is full of black marks. I want to know how to remove black marks within 5 days. Please suggest me effective medici?
Patience: U can't remove them in 5 days. Do light water based make up. I am sure ur fiancé has accepted u and seen u before. U may use Activa cream or see a Dermatologist. ...Read more
Remove Pox Marks: If the marks are due to acne, this article might get you started==>http://guidetoskincare. Com/how-to-get-rid-of-acne/. Your dermatologist can thoroughly evaluate your condition and offer a custom-designed treatment plan that will address both the cosmetic and medical issues you face. ...Read more
My friend used bleach on her face now she has a black mark how can she remove the black mark it left?
Burned skin: Leave it alone. See if nature will heal it. ...Read more
I have cutting mark on my face for the last ten yrs, I have not used anything till date. Can it be removed any way?
One possibility is: Rubbing vitamin E oil directly on the scar for several months and see what happens. Another way is to visit a plastic surgeon to see if he/she thinks you a good candidate for scar removal. Darker skin has a tendency to over-heal, i.e., for tissue called a "keloid" which needs to be avoided. Above all, like yourself as you are and try not to judge by externals. Vit. E comes a a bottle. ...Read more
Dermatologist: This sounds like "post-inflammatory hyper pigmentation" and can be common after skin injury. Usually this problem fades over time, but it can take a while. Sometimes topical steroids can cause the skin to fade and things like Retin-A can also cause fading. Seeing a dermatologist will help you determine the best course of action. Sometimes doing nothing is the best thing. ...Read more
Scar: A skin lightners will not remove a scar. It will only lighten the color. ...Read more
Must see: You must see a dermatologist in person to have this evaluated. This way you can get the best treatment. ...Read more
Dermabrasion and: Exfoliation will do the trick to remove dead cells. All kinds of methods to improve the skin. Retin a (tretinoin) along with sunscreen and moisturizer and an exfoliator will improve the skin. Laser, ipl, microneedling, chemical peels can all help improve the appearance of your skin. ...Read more
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. These are probably stucco keratoses. ...Read more