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Will Impetigo Leave Scars
Temporary changes: Impetigo usually affects the upper outer layer of skin, so there should not be noticeable scars after the color changes even out over a year or so. If the patient scratched at the scabs during healing, and made deeper wounds, then permanent mild scars can occur (just like in chicken pox, where scars normally don't occur unless the scabs are scratched off by the patient). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does impetigo leave scars? My daughter is being treated for bullous impetigo on her arms. Will it leave scars?
I have really very bad impetigo scars i just fought with them from 18 years it comes every year and leave deep skin marks and pits and painfull for
I had impetigo for 7 weeks n now have scars on face n theigh.Ne thing i can do to make scars go away?
Will my adult impetigo scar less if I don't scrub it and remove the scabs as directed? How much would this slow the healing process?
Yes it will scar : Less and no healing will not be greatly impaired ...Read more
Generally not: Impetigo is a superficial skin infection, when healed you are left with a mild redness for a couple of weeks. Unless the infection is deep, such as carbuncles or inflamed cysts, scar generally does not result. Impetigo, by definition, is superficial, thus does not generally leave scars. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have 2 tumors in my liver I have just found out the my MRI has shown a scar on one what could this be?
Very high liver enz, not a drinker, biopsy shows scars, hepatologist don't know reason, enz won't go down. Where to go?
Ask Liver Doc: The hepatologist is the expert in this case. Discuss with them and decide why the enzymes are up. If you are overweight, than heaptic steatosis is common and slowly losing weight may start to show your liver function tests going down over time. Either way, the liver specialist you have seen and who knows your case best, will be able to tell you what to do next. Write down questions and ask dr. ...Read more
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