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Lotion Put Arm Healing Scarring Fistula
Is there a lotion I can put on my arm to increase healing and reduce scarring from a fistula placement?
A fistula is an abnormal connection between two places. Most commonly, it originates somewhere in the intestine and communicates to another location in the intestine or in the skin. A fistula can develop after abdominal surgery, with inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, anorectal abscess, and ...Read more
I would like to know if there is a lotion I can put on my arm to increase healing and reduce scarring?
Can massaging lotion into arm lift scars several times a day that are still very pink and are 25 months old fade them even more?
My legs & arms are filled with dark spots/scars on them since i was a little girl. They're from mosquito bites & minor injuries. Lotions don't work.
Scar Revision: Scars can sometimes be improved with the following methods: 1) passage of time; 2) protection from sun; 3) dermabrasion or laser resurfacing; 4) steroid injection; 5) silicone topical therapy; 6) cosmetics (for camouflage); 7) surgical revision. The methods taht will work best for you will depend on factors seen during an exam. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What cosmetic surgery options are available for scarring/bumps after having a dialysis fistula on your arm?
What's the best treatment for a two and a half year old with eczema. Is calamine lotion safe. It is on his arms and legs?
See a dermatologist: Calamine lotion will aggravate eczema. It drys the skin. A dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile have the child soak for a long time in a warm bath. Then smear with something for dry skin. Ceramide creams from Eucerin, Aveeno, (oatmeal) CeraVe, others are all nice. Also rub in OTC hydrocortisone cream on arms and legs. When you go to the skin specialist bring everything you have used, including cleansers. ...Read more
Plastic surgeon: scars hard, they can inject steroid but best is cut it out and plastic surgeon knows how best . ...Read more
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