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What To Use On Scars Or Burnt Skin
I have burnt my skin with a iron on my hand now it's dark purple colour as I have brown skin what can I do or use to prevent bad scarring, help!?
Information: If there is no blster, the burn may 1st degree. The color is the inflammatory reacion the the burn. First degree burn is like sunburn and usually heals with minimal scar. Anthing greater may scar. Topical pressure with or without silicone or cortisone cream may help. Some otc products may also help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What kind of skin lightener should I use in order to brighten my scar that was once as a result of eczema?
Possibly: There is a new product that has been available for a few months called laviv (azficel). The technique involves taking small 3mm skin samples from behind the ear, sending them to a lab, growing up the cells (fibroblasts) for 3 months, then sending them back to be injected into the nasolabial folds/wrinkles. Results are good. I suspect it may become available to deal with scar treatment. ...Read more
I have a pink scar that is 7 months old and my skin is brown. If I use silicone sheets will it cause more hypopigmentation? I don't want a white scar
Silicone sheet no us: This pink color scar will gradually change its color and will be very much like your skin color. It may take take few moths to become brown in color. Sillcone sheets is not going to help in any way because this is healed scar and does not need covering. But silicone sheet does not cause hypo pigmentation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I use to get rid of scars but is also safe for my skin being young and all. Keeping in mind I had fungus on my skin?
Scars: Silicon patches, cocoa butter, high quality aloe vera ...Read more
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?
African american female have dark scars from a injury. What can I use to lighten the scars or get my skin color back?
Can I use baking powder on dark scars caused due to acid (salicylic & phenol) burn on my skin? There is round black scar on my face.
I burnt my skin by applying a baking soda face mask for 10 minutes. Now there are red blotches. Please suggest how I can get rid of the scars?
Face mask burn: It is not likely that you received a burn, but more likely you are sensitive or allergic to something in the face mask product. You can use aloe cream to your face and of course stop any face mask use. It is not likely to leave a scar like a burn might do. ...Read more
Is it safe to use Maderma scar lightening gel to lighten the dark skin around the anus? I have so much left over and don't have any scars to put it on
Probably: It may be ok but not sure what your goal is. This will get dark again. There are places that would do that blanching and probably last longer. Is this something that just happened or all your life. Let me know. Thanks ...Read more
Can I use cica care silicone sheet on a scar? The instruction says do not use on skin currently affected by acne. But my scar is caused by acne
If not active: If there is no active infection, its ok to use. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I had ctr 3wks ago and still can't use my hand, when the stitches were removed the top layer of skin hadn't healed properly now I have scar tissue?
Got a bite on my neck. Could be an insect or a bug. Skin looks like it was burnt. Not so panic. Scar was loosing some liquid after I had a bath. Wt to do?
See doctor: You may develop reaction from the bite or infection, it is best to see doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Few years ago I was burnt on my vagina from a bikini wax. Since then I have a permanent scar and the skin area is constantly dry, with small skin cuts?
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What can I use to heal or help sensitive penis glans and under glans on my circumcised penis skin peeled years ago still raw thin scarred and sensitiv?
Why was it peeled?: Try aquaphor or vaniply ointment OTC and see urologist ...Read more
Sometimes: Sometimes. See a facial plastic surgeon or cosmetic dermatologist for exam and best advice ...Read more
What do you recommend I use to remove my acne scars and rejuvenate my skin? Does the product cause acne break outs?
One important factor is prevent new scars-get your acne under control. Find a dermatologist to tackle that with you. Most treatment to improve the appearance of acne scars use special technology to remodel the skin. The device I use to treat acne scars is called ematrix--see for info: http://www. Smacboca. Com/e-matrix-sublative-rejuvenation. Html
other options include fractional lasers or subscision. ...Read more
How long can you use sarna sensitive lotion on glans and under penis no itching dry scarred senseituve skin lotion was given by Dr. At u.p.m.c?
Not a steroid: Since Sarna Sensitive isn't a steroid, there's no hard & fast time limit for its use. As long as you have this problem, you can continue to use the Sarna Sensitive as directed. If the condition starts getting worse, however, you should discontinue the Sarna Sensitive and see your doctor again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer