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What is the best lotion to use to get rid of scar tissue?

What is the best lotion to use to get rid of scar tissue?

Scars are permanent: Topical treatments usually help with that itchy feeling scars may have. Massaging a scar can sometimes get it to mature and soften faster. Topical silicone (sheets or gel) can improve the appearance of a scar but nothing gets rid of a scar. ...Read more

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Tissue (Definition)

The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more


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What is the best way to get rid of scar tissue is your knee?

What is the best way to get rid of scar tissue is your knee?

Depends: A consultation with an orthopedic surgeon is a good place to start. Mild scarring can remodel with appropriate range of motion exercises, and the risk of further injury reduced with strengthening. More involved scar tissue may benefit from operative intervention. Seek a board certified orthopedic surgeon in your area for specifics. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a facial scar?

What is the best way to get rid of a facial scar?

Facial scar: It depends on the scar, its size, shape and where it is located. Most of the time a simple excision of the scar is enough to make it better. Sometimes, the scar needs to be repositioned other times dermabrasion or laser resurfacing may be good options. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do or use for discoloration of a scar on the lip?

What is the best thing to do or use for discoloration of a scar on the lip?

See a doctor: Pigmentation of the lip may be normal, but may also represent a medical condition. I would see a doctor to make sure this is not something that needs further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to use to help reduce the appearence of scars?

What is the best thing to use to help reduce the appearence of scars?

Multiple options: There are many different scar creams out there with varying degrees of science behind them and clinical information. In my office, we offer skinmedica's scar recovery which has shown good early results. ...Read more

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What is the solution to get rid of the scar surgery?

What is the solution to get rid of the scar surgery?

If scar is big and: And unsightly then a surgical revision would be the best option. Less of a scar can become better with time. Some mds give retinal a ointment to help. ...Read more

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I have facial folliculitis, what is the best way to get rid of the scarring?

I have facial folliculitis, what is the best way to get rid of the scarring?

Pigment vs scars: It depends on the nature of the scars. Hyperpigmentation scars may benefit from peels and bleaching agents whereas raised scars or irregularities may respond more to resurfacing procedures. Ongoing folliculitis may respond to salicylic acid to minimize future scarring. ...Read more

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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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What is the best way to get rid of acne scarring and oil production?

What is the best way to get rid of acne scarring and oil production?

Depends.: That's a very broad question, as there are many mechanisms involved in the production of different aspects of acne, including oil production. A dermatologist can help you choose a regimen that will work best for your particular situation. As for scarring, the best way to prevent that is to get your acne under control. Again, a dermatologist can help you with that. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of skin discoloration?

What is the best way to get rid of skin discoloration?

Determine Cause: Skin discoloration may have many etiologies including local irritation, hormonal imbalance, pregnancy, excessive sun exposure, or drug reaction. Evaluation by a dermatologist will aid in this determination in order to provide the appropriate treatment. Reduction of sun exposure and use of a broad spectrum sunscreen will help. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of a boil and heal the skin up?

What is the fastest way to get rid of a boil and heal the skin up?

Drainage: The fastest way is for physician to incise nd drin. This ill leave small permanent mark. Antibiotics and hot compresses are lso option but will take over one week to work. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of deep acne scars without a skin graph?

What is the best way to get rid of deep acne scars without a skin graph?

Laser abrasion: Several options are available, but the most effective for deep scars, in my opinion, is laser abrasion, which smoothes out the edges of the scars to make them less visible. Find a dermatologist who has done lots and lots of them; you don't want a beginner doing this procedure. Skin grafting is seldom a good option for acne scars. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of pimple scars?

What is the best way to get rid of pimple scars?

A little bit of work: Facial scars from acne can be addressed with office based cosmetic procedures. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a keloid?

What is the best way to get rid of a keloid?

Keloid treatments: Keloid scars tend to run in family's and are a tumor of scar tissue which overgrows the border of the original injury (as opposed to hypertrophic scars which are raised, but stay within the border). Keloids may respond to pressure treatment, steroid injections or excision with immediate radiation treatment to reduce recurrence rate. ...Read more

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What exactly is the fastest and safest way to get rid of acne scars?

Laser: You know that you can't do it by yourself. From my reading, laser treatment's worked remarkably well for most folks. Injections, surgery, and dermabrasion are also used. ...Read more

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What is the best or most effective way to reduce or get rid of stretch marks and scars?

What is the best or most effective way to reduce or get rid of stretch marks and scars?

Stretch marks: See a cosmetic surgeon for a laser skin/scar resurfacing consult. There are now fda approved lasers and a list of doctors who provide that care on scars1.Com and stretchmarks.Com. Also, some laser liposuction procedures (if some tummy fat needs removal) give great resolution of tummy stretch marks. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is best to use to get rid of acne scars/dark spots?

What is best to use to get rid of acne scars/dark spots?

Would consult: With your dermatologist for an individualized treatment plan. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get more research done on how to permanently get rid of painful scar tissue ?

Depends on site: See a dermatologist or aesthetic surgeon to evaluate the scar. Long-term pain in scars is not too common, and may indicate a problem within the scar itself. You did not mention location, reason for scarring, etc. They will ask those questions and examine. Sometimes injections help quiet unstable scarring. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

Scar = fibrous tissue that forms ...Read more