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How to get rid of cellulitis in breasts?

How to get rid of cellulitis in breasts?

See doc: First and foremost this should be seen by a doc- there are cancers that can appear like a cellulitis. Assuming it is not, appropriate antibiotics, warm compress, drainage of any underlying abscess (which may require ultrasound for diagnosis), and likely also mammogram to rule out malignancy. Smoking can also lead to inflammation and should be stopped. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Miller
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Cellulitis (Definition)

A common skin condition that is caused by bacteria. Common symptoms may include fever, a skin sore that appears suddenly and grows quickly, and redness, pain, and tenderness ...Read more


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Is there a cure for cellulitis that will get rid of all symptoms and affects permanently?

Is there a cure for cellulitis that will get rid of all symptoms and affects permanently?

What's the cause?: Cellulitis is an inflammation (red, hot swollen and tender) of the skin and soft tissues. It can be cause by many things such as bacteria, sunburn, vein disease and trauma all of which have different treatments. Depending on where it occurs and what is the cause, changes the treatment. If you keep having recurrences, the treatments are wrong, seek another opinion. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to get rid of cellulitis in your hand?

How long does it usually take to get rid of cellulitis in your hand?

Hand cellulitis: It depends on the cause of the cellulitis, infection, abscess, etc.
The primary cause needs to be treated and then your cellultis will resolve. ...Read more

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Can cellulitis and strep throat be related? Why can't we get rid if the cellulitis

Can cellulitis and strep throat be related? Why can't we get rid if the cellulitis

Maybe: You need to see a physician for an antibiotic prescription. You may need a culture to find out what it is sensitive to. Bacterial infections usually require medication to go away. ...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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Is there any way to get rid of wound scars?

Is there any way to get rid of wound scars?

Not really: Scars show healing, but healed skin is only 80% as strong as new, original skin. The pigment or color of scars can fade with time, but the scar, or mark always remains. Surgical scars r a good example of this. To my knowledge, any product advertised to reduce appearance of scars only affects the color (if at all) & not the mark. Save ur money by avoiding these gimmicks & just wait 4 d scar to heal ...Read more

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Is there any way to get rid of icepick scars at home?

No: I am sorry your acne was not treated when it should have been. If you still have active disease, call your physician now. A plastic surgeon or dermatologist may be able to help the scars. Acne is a serious, non lifestyle related illness. ...Read more

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What is a good way to get rid of scars from a bad sunburn?

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 any way to get rid of a frostbite scar without buying something?

Are there any way to get rid of a frostbite scar without buying something?

Not really my way-: -2 get rid of them. If facial make up may cover it up, but as far as I kno that's it. ...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

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I have 4 big and dark scars on my body that have been there for a couple years. Is there any way to get rid of them?

Plastic surgery: Depends on the scar type different methods can be used: from complete surgical removal to skin treatment by dermatologist. Talk to dermatologist first who can recommend plastic surgeon if necessary. ...Read more

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What is an easy way to get rid of scars from acne?

What is an easy way to get rid of scars from acne?

No such thing: I see you are a 23 year old woman. I'm sorry your acne was neglected when you were a teenager, producing scars. All the "pop" remedies for scars you find on the internet are phony. The actual depressed scars can be managed by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon using fillers, laser and/or microsurgery. Please try to lose weight and have a competent physician rx the acne you presently have. ...Read more

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Any way to get rid of pitted acne scars?

Yes: Dermatologists have a variety of methods including dermabrasion, fillers, and lasers to make the scars less obvious. Before you choose, notice that several hollywood leading men have kept or even cultivated these scars to look "tougher". It's your body and you have a right to effective treatment. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of scars from self harm?

Please look into: A consultation with a plastic surgeon or a dermatologist regading your scars. Take care. ...Read more

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Any good OTC scar removal silicone stuff that could be a good way to get rid of scars?

Any good OTC scar removal silicone stuff that could be a good way to get rid of scars?

Reduce NOT rid: Otc silicones have not been put to a good consumers report test to the best of my knowledge & I understand your confusion. As a physician it is also hard to compare the products head to head as they all have different combinations of products which may have some benefits. I prefer those products containing silicone & sunblock or sunscreen. There are many to choose from and should be used 4-9 month. ...Read more

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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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Is there any way to get rid of acne scars once you have them?

Is there any way to get rid of acne scars once you have them?

Can be improved: Various treatments can be useful to treat acne scarring. Selection of treatment depends on various factors, including the type of scar, location, your skin type & other factors. Treatments include microdermabrasion, dermabrasion, fillers, surgical subcision, and lasers such as fraxel and fractionated co2 resurfacing. ...Read more

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What is a way to get rid of scars without plastic surgery?

What is a way to get rid of scars without plastic surgery?

Scar Management: There are several treatments to improve the appearance of scars ranging from scar massage and silicone based products, steroids injections, lasers and radiation. You should seek a consultation with a specialist to see which one is indicated for you. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of scars (not just acne scars, but scars in general)?

What is the best way to get rid of scars (not just acne scars, but scars in general)?

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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It has been 3 years since ACL reconstruction and build up of scar tissue is annoying. Any way to get rid of it without surgery?

It has been 3 years since ACL reconstruction and build up of scar tissue is annoying. Any way to get rid of it without surgery?

Not likely: While the symptoms of scar tissue, such as pain or restriction in motion, may be treated with multiple nonoperative modalities, it is unlikely anything short of surgery will remove or lessen scar tissue that has been there following a procedure done three years ago. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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For black skin, is there any way to get rid of ingrown hair scars on the thighs without laser removal (besides topical creams)?

For black skin, is there any way to get rid of ingrown hair scars on the thighs without laser removal (besides topical creams)?

Scars or color?: Two differing issues, both related to your condition. Seek someone versed in women of color and skin and possibly laser usage locally or locoregionally if desired ...Read more

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Is there any way to get rid of acne scars, 100%? I mean are plastic surgeries done for acne scars removal?

Is there any way to get rid of acne scars, 100%? I mean are plastic surgeries done for acne scars removal?

Can improve scars: Plastic surgery can significantly IMPROVE acne scars with a wide variety of modalities, ranging from skin emolients to injectables, to dermabrasions or Laser resurfacing....Dr. Csaba L.Magassy ...Read more

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What is the safest way to get rid of facial scars?

What is the safest way to get rid of facial scars?

Surgery-injections: There are different kinds of facial scars. Acne, surgical, trauma, congenital. Depending upon the etiology of the scar will determine the different options for treatment. ...Read more

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Is there a faster way to get rid of coldsore scars?

Is there a faster way to get rid of coldsore scars?

Scars or sores?: You can clear open sores faster with an antiviral like acyclovir. Scars left behind cannot be removed any faster than any other scar. To evaluate the best treatment for the scar, you should seek the help of a physician. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of facial pox scars?

What is the best way to get rid of facial pox scars?

That depends: The treatment depends on the appearance and depth of the scars. In some cases dermabrasion or laser peel and in others fillers like Restylane (dermal fillers) or even silicone oil microinjections.
Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of the bug bite scars on my skin?

Is there a good way to get rid of the bug bite scars on my skin?

Time, steroid: 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 a good way to get rid of the burned scar I got when I dropped my curling iron?

Is there a good way to get rid of the burned scar I got when I dropped my curling iron?

Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. They also improve with time. See a dermatologist or board-certified plastic surgeon to evaluate your options.

Good luck! ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of keloid scars?

Is there a way to get rid of keloid scars?

Keloids.: Two options here. One would be steroid injections into the keloids, hoping they shrink over the long term. This is not always effective. Second, they can be cut out, but the problem would be that the healing from the resection of a keloid can, of course, produce another keloid. Discuss with Dermatologist, but may be wise to just leave them be. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

Scar = fibrous tissue that forms ...Read more