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Will Mederma pm really fade an old surgical scar?

Will Mederma pm really fade an old surgical scar?

It can: Everyone heals differently. Mederma can reduce the appearance of some old scars. A heavy keloid scar may not always improve with Mederma. ...Read more

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Scars (Definition)

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Could maderma cure eraser burn scars?

Could maderma cure eraser burn scars?

Scar treatments: Three steps for scar treatments but usually only work in the first six months 1. Sun screen protect area from sun for six months 2. massage scars 3. Silicone base scar gels or strips. ...Read more

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Can vaseline cocoa butter cure old old stretch marks fast?

Can vaseline cocoa butter cure old old stretch marks fast?

Refer to topic: There is a great list of answers from many doctors on healthtap who have answered this in the past. Here you will see a variety of options and opinions from the many healthtap doctors who have addressed this issue: https://www.Healthtap.Com/#topics/stretch-marks. ...Read more

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Does celltone gel really work on old burn scars or wounds?

Does celltone gel really work on old burn scars or wounds?

No see below: On the 3rd november 2011 a complaint was laid with the asa against the claims being made for this product. In essence the consumer complained that there is no peer-reviewed evidence to confirm that the claims for this product as a whole, or for the individual ingredients, are true, and therefore the asa agreed. ...Read more

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How to cure old scars resulted from old burns at childhood

How to cure old scars resulted from old burns at childhood

See plastic surgeon: Thnaks for yor question, you should seek a board certified plastic surgeon in your area to discuss the many options available. ...Read more

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How can i fade my old acne scars?

How can i fade my old acne 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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Will rubbing pure aloe daily on 3 year old purple arm lift scar help fade it?

Will rubbing pure aloe daily on 3 year old purple arm lift scar help fade it?

Doubt it.: Aloe Vera can be quite remarkable but I don't this is one of it's actions. Take care. ...Read more

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Does scar repairex really fade acne scars ?

Does scar repairex really fade acne scars ?

Of course not: I'm sorry your acne was not treated as it should have been and you ended up with scars. Scams like "Repairex" target people like yourself. You can have them modified by a specialist with a laser, filler, or microsurgery, or you can do like several Hollywood leading men and keep them for the tough-guy look. ...Read more

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Does mederma works on 13-15 year old nail scars???

Does mederma works on 13-15 year old nail scars???

Scar treatments: White scars do not respond to topical treatments. New scars that are pink respond to retin a, (tretinoin) kelocote, and silicone gel sheets. Dark spots are not scars, but respond to topical hydroquinone cream. www.drbader.com there are lasers that can help as well. ...Read more

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My 12 year old and 9 year old have a sunburn .Can I use 1% silver sulfadiazine cream on their sunburn ?

My 12 year old and 9 year old have a sunburn .Can I use 1% silver sulfadiazine cream on their sunburn ?

Expensive overkill: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more

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Will Hydroquinone remove red/ pink color from 3 year old surgical scar ?

Will Hydroquinone remove red/ pink color from 3 year old surgical scar ?

No: You will benefit from a truly skillful and dedicated therapist who will teach you how to handle yourself in a more rational way. ...Read more

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Can you spray tan 3rd degree burn scars?

Can you spray tan 3rd degree burn scars?

Yes: You can spray tan scars. They will take up the tanning solution but are still going to be visible as scars. ...Read more

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Does silicone scar sheet cure keloids over a year old ?

Does silicone scar sheet cure keloids over a year old ?

Keloids: When a keloid forms the collagen is abnormally layed down causing the lesion to grow outside of the scar. Siilicone is good for fresh scars and hypertrophic scras however kenalog (triamcinolone) injections into the keloid is a good first round treatment option. This is routinely performed by plastic surgeons and dermatologist. ...Read more

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Cream for removing accident and burn marks?

Cream for removing accident and burn marks?

Cocoa butter: or Mederma. See your doctor for further guidance. There may be some role for injected steroids or laser treatment. I am sorry that you have this problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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My skin has stubborn red burn marks from salicylic acid?

My skin has stubborn red burn marks from salicylic acid?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more

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Will burn scars that deep 2nd degree fade in color over time? The burn is 3 month old scar. When do they stop fading?

Slowly: Hi! Yes, burn scars fade slowly over many years. To help, use lots of sunscreen for the area, and some suggest using Mederma and moisturizers mixed together. Time is the biggest factor! ...Read more

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Can Mederma work for chemical burn scars?

Better to go with: Silicone sheeting and a custom fitted pressure mask. There's lots of research in the burn literature to show this is an effective method for reducing scar thickness and improving the appearance. Mederma - not so much... ...Read more

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Hi . To remove burn scars? Two months ago a estheticien burn my skin where moutache grow while removing moutache by waxing with very hot knife o

Hi . To remove burn scars? Two months ago a estheticien burn my skin where moutache grow while removing moutache by waxing with very hot knife o

Improve not remove: It is not possible to remove a full thickness burn unless you replace it with another. However there may be a variety of options to improve the appearance depending on the character of the scar: hyperpigmentation, raised, red, depressed, etc, discuss options with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How to clear up old acne scars and wounds?

How to clear up old acne scars and wounds?

Specialist help: A dermatologist or plastic surgeon with a laser, microsurgery or filler can help make these less visible. Nothing you can do on your own will work. ...Read more