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Which is best scar removal cream for face.I have enlarged pores in my skin.I am from india.?

Which is best scar removal cream for face.I have enlarged pores in my skin.I am from india.?

Unfortunately none: There are no creams which can remove pores or scars from the facial areas. Some topical applications are helpful in fresh scarring to quiet the areas. Seek a dermatologist that offers laser and chemical peel options. Be careful with treatment due to tendency to "over" pigment when using these entities. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


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What is the best cream to use for scar removal?

What is the best cream to use for scar removal?

None REMOVES!: Scars are permanent and cannot be removed or eliminated by any surgeon or technique presently in existence. There are scar pads (silicone sheets) and topical products that can help to reduce the severity of scarring, and lasers can reduce redness, but nothing actually removes scars but cutting them out and replacing them with a new (perhaps better) scar. ...Read more

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What kind of scar removal cream can I use on long scar?

What kind of scar removal cream can I use on long scar?

Improve not remove: There is no scar cream that will remove a scar. The proper cream depends on the condition of the scar. Most consist of silicone geeks mixed with some sunblock. Others contain vitamin e, antioxidants, onion extract (me derma), steroids, bleaching agents, moisturizers, etc. The effectiveness of these other agents is debated and their benefits may depend on the individual characteristics of the scar. ...Read more

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What are some effective acne scar removal creams or ointments?

What are some effective acne scar removal creams or ointments?

Scar cream: The only effective one I have ever seen chemically bonds silicone to the skin, so it is like wearing the silicone sheets. It is called biocorneum. Dont waste your money on others. ...Read more

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Is there any scar removal or lighting cream that actually work on acne scar?

Is there any scar removal or lighting cream that actually work on acne scar?

Not reliably: First priority is to treat the acne. Once this is under control, the scars can mature, and hopefully fade. If the scars do not resolve see a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon for available treatments. There are many, because none are prefect. Bleaching creams, even the best ones, work about 1/3rd of the time with proper, long term use. ...Read more

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Scar removal what can one do to lessen the appearance of scars? Are there any effective creams, lotions, etc.

Scar removal what can one do to lessen the appearance of scars?  Are there any effective creams, lotions, etc.

OTC : Otc scar creams typically aren't all that effective. Depends alot on the location and characteristics of the scar. Sometimes, Retin-A cream can help, laser resurfacing, laser treatment of redness, or perhaps surgical scar revision. I would recommend you consider seeing a dermatologist or plastic surgeon to discuss your options. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have rather annoying acne scars both on my face & chest what's the Best scar Removal cream or gel?

Acne scars may…: respond to vitamin A products (for minor imperfections) but a dermatologist may be needed for more severe defects (such as from cysts). Derm docs have a whole arsenal of ways to treat acne scars: chemical peels, dermabrasion, lasers, Botox, collagen fillers. If your acne is still active, get checked for polycystic ovary ds (increases male hormone which worsens acne) & see dermatologist ...Read more

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Are acne scar removal products specfically creams like bio oil, selevax as effective as fractional co2 laser?

Are acne scar removal products specfically creams like bio oil, selevax as effective as fractional co2 laser?

Not really: Depending on the scars and your skin type, a fractionated laser may be stronger/better than creams. Overall ice pick acne scars are very difficult to treat. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are acne scar removal products(creams like bio oil, selevax etc)as effective as fractional co2 laser?

Can you tell me, are acne scar removal products(creams like bio oil, selevax etc)as effective as fractional co2 laser?

No: You'll be cruelly disappointed. I'm sorry your acne was neglected and you ended up with scars. If you want them fixed, you'll need a laser, a filler or microsurgery. ...Read more

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Will dermatop cream work on hypertrophic scars after scar revision surgery?

Will dermatop cream work on hypertrophic scars after scar revision surgery?

Cream for scars: Cortisone creams are often used to treat scars. You should have your scar evaluated by a dermatologist to see if this cream will help. ...Read more

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I was burnt on my chest and had to get a skin-graph on my leg. Are there any creams that will heal my scars?

I was burnt on my chest and had to get a skin-graph on my leg. Are there any creams that will heal my scars?

Scar treatment gels: There are several scar treatment otc medications now available. But verify with the surgeon that your graft wound has healed enough and is ready for the scar treatments.The surgeon may even suggest or prescribe it for youat your follow up visit ...Read more

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I have a lot of scars from my childhood that is still on my legs. Lotion and cream doesn't work. What can I do to have perfect flawless legs?

I have a lot of scars from my childhood that is still on my legs. Lotion and cream doesn't work. What can I do to have perfect flawless legs?

No one is perfect: Other than telling you to accept your legs as they are (probably the healthiest and most rationale thing to try to do), you could consult a plastic surgeon or dermatologist about your scars. ...Read more

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Is my keloid will dis appear even its too old?its a white small keloid scar...but i have more than 6small cirlcle on my legs..what is the best cream

Is my keloid will dis appear even its too old?its a white small keloid scar...but i have more than 6small cirlcle on my legs..what is the best cream

A keloid: will not disappear ....and surgical removal often just produces another keloid..no ointment helps....I would consult with a Board Certified Dermatologist! Hope this is helpful...avoid advertised "cures"! Dr Z ...Read more

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I want to know the best cream or drugs for my scars at my legs due to the skin infection.

I want to know the best cream or drugs for my scars at my legs due to the skin infection.

Scars : Talk to your doctor. Sometimes laser treatments can greatly improve the appearance of scars. ...Read more

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Scald burn scars on legs.. Should I use sun cream or cover?

Scald burn scars on legs.. Should I use sun cream or cover?

Unless minor, see: Doctor for wound care and prescription burn cream (silvadene). Antibiotics are usually not prescribed unless infection develops, and wound care instructions are critical. If small, use bacitracin, daily gentle cleansing, and non-stick bandages until healed. Do not use butter. If blisters break remove the dead skin and keep clean and protected as above. In doubt? See your doctor! do it wrong: scar! ...Read more

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I have dark scars and marks all over my arms and legs from bed bug bites what cream or treatment will heal them?

Steroid creams: Treatment for bed bug rashes: 1. Remove the source of the problem - the bed bugs by exterminating. 2. Steroid creams on the rash work well. Prescription creams are stronger and more effective than over the counter creams. 3. Antihistamines relieve the itch. ...Read more

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Can I use hydrocortisone cream 1% and fading cream2% to lighten dark scars on my back and legs. Please note i'm an african american female.

Yes but weak: This may work and may be benefitted by the addition of retinoids. However with this therapy you must be particularly cautious about avoiding sun exposure or inflammation as this may trigger a photosensitivity and increased tendency for hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Press
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Scar Revision (Definition)

Various techniques including surgical revision, steroid injection, and abrasion, meant to improve the appearance and/or ...Read more


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Scars (Definition)

Scar = fibrous tissue that forms ...Read more