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What Can Be Done To Minimize The Large Scars From Mrsa Infections From The Face
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Prevention Tips: Washing your hands is one way to not only prevent pinkeye, but also prevent the spread of other bacterial and viral infections. Individuals with pinkeye should not share tissue, handkerchiefs towels, cosmetics and linens. In order to prevent pinkeye from spreading from one eye to the other, make sure to used different cotton balls or cloths to wipe the eyes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sorry, you cannot: Scars that have been there a long time are permanent and will not go away with time, cannot be excised without causing more scars, do not go away with laser or any other treatments. If they are still pink, not completely mature, try the ultimate scar formula silicone gel by md performance professional skin care http://mdperformance.Com/store/products/category/silicone-scar-formula/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can acne be treated especially on the side of the face an on the chest? How can scarring be treated without undergoing surgery?
Acne Scarring: There are lots of OTC acne washes. Good exfoliation helps as well. As far as the scarring goes, micro needling can help (adding PRP helps even more), so can fractionated lasers. A less invasive (but slower results) process would be laser genesis to the scars. If they are depressed you can use needle subcision or fillers to improve the appearance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can there be some other treatment to clear acne scarring and pot holes in the skin apart from laser?
Healing of scars: Basic healing of the scar takes about twelve days. Then the scars over heal for another six weeks. At the end of that, the scars are red, lumpy and thick. Then the scars mature over a period of 4 to 10 months. A matured scar is pale flat and soft. During all these times - applying vit e once a day, silicone gel sheeting for many hours a day with pressure will help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there anything you can do to remove the small pock marks from your face you can get from picking pimples?
Treat active acne: Active acne must be taken care of first. Once that is done, then scarring can be addressed with a variety of treatment options depending on your skin type, the depth of scar, presence of other skin problems etc. Your facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist may recommend peels, lasers, scar revisions, dermabrasion or other techniques. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can the photofacial procedure be performed on any part of the body? I have some patches of hyperpigmentation on the back of my shoulders. Can the photofacial procedure be used to treat them? Can it be used to treat the varicose veins on the backs of my le
Razor cuts or burns?: Discuss with your doctor. If the scarring secondary to razor bumps a steroid cream might be applied to decrease inflammation. Exfoliation may be recommended to remove dead skin cells with retinoids. For secondary infections your physician may recommend oral or topical antibiotics. ...Read more
What would be best to get rid of scarring on the chin from excessive tweezing in the past? A lot of marks, ice-pick scars, red marks, etc.
How to cure red spot pimple marks? And measures to be taken to avoid from being effected by pimples.Plz help me
Do you think it's possible that a large amount of lipomas caused by trauma in the lower back by the L4 L5 area could cause you not to be able to bend?
Lipomas secondary: Seek help in investigating orthopedic problem. Don't neglect it. 41 is young for backache-any trauma? ...Read more
Can weeping edema blisters of the legs be treated at home? What is the best way to prevent cellulitis?
What's the cause ?: Cellulitis is basically a visible inflammation (itis) of the skin and soft tissues (red, hot, swollen and tender) . It can be caused by many things including sunburn (radiation), trauma (sprained ankle) or poor vein circulation (stasis dermatitis). It need not be caused by bacteria. If you have repeated episodes of this, get to a wound care or vascular specialist, the diagnoses you have is wrong. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can infection cause significant damage to the nerves of the penis if done with dirty hands as skin is irritated and loss of feeling in it how to cure?
Skin infection: Infection can cause significant damage to any part of the body it enters and is frequently related to dirty hands or other thing that can carry an infection. The best treatment for infection is antibiotics. The best way to avoid infection is good hand washing. You should see your doctor if you believe that you have an infection. Good luck :) ...Read more
Is it possible to get impetigo on your buttocks from a cut ? I can't tell if the cuts are just infected or irritated from the rubbing of clothing.
Yes: Minor cuts can often become infected with staph and become crusted on the surface. This yellow golden crusted area is known as impetigo. Bactroban (mupirocin) ointment is a prescription that is highly effective at treating this even if the staph aureus involved is mrsa. If you have recurrent lesions, treating the inner nostrils with the ointment for 1 week each month may prevent outbreaks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Genital rash and cannot be identified.Taking a risk by treating the outside of the skin and potentially setting myself up for a future skin biopsies?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
For someone who has a mild condition of eczema causing the skin to scar and darken is there anything that can get the skin back to its original color?
Possibly: Eczema is frequently well controlled with cortisone type topical medicines. If there is full thickness scarring then improvement will be limited to the extent of damage. The damage most often comes from the excoriation caused by scratching to relieve the itch often accompanying eczema. Antipruritics therefore are important in treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have list the use of my facial nerve due to an operation in which a blinis tumor was removed, what can be done to improve the appearance of my face?
Ask your surgeon: There can be temporary facial weakness after tumor surgery. Ask your surgeon whether they thought the nerve was still intact at the end of your operation. If the weakness is permanent or the nerve had to be cut, then there are many things that can be done. Commonly we do surgeries to improve the closure of the eyelids, improve the smile and correct drooping of the face. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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