Scar Removal

About "Scar Removal"

Scar removal can be achieved by over-the-counter creams or gels, surgical removal, and steroid injections. The surgical techniques include skin grafts, excision, dermabrasion, and laser surgery.

Related Terms: Acne, Acne Scar Removal, Chemical Peeling, Hair Loss, Melasma, Microdermabrasion, Psoriasis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Recently Answered Questions

I have skin color bumps that are getting darker. What can it be?
Query: Hi doctor, I got skin color bumps all over my body which are getting darker after going away. I have attached the photos. Please help.  Read Full »
Dr. Vinay Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have examined the pictures (attachments removed to protect patient identity) and noted your details. The description matches closely that of superficial folliculitis which is a low grade bacterial infection of the hair follicles and is recurrent in nature. For som...  Read Full »
Can Hydroquinone use on the penis cause the skin to be sensitive and red?
Query: Hello doctor, Eighteen months ago, I had a reconstructive surgery on my penis to treat penile curvature. Two weeks post operation, hematoma exploded so I got wound breakdown. Skin necrosis ensued and I lost a small part of my penile skin. No graft or flap was used. I now have hyperpigmentation and v...  Read Full »
Dr. Pavan N Murdeshwar
Cosmetologist, General Surgeon, Plastic Surgeon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is good that you have explained the condition in full detail and with good quality pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). First of all, the Hydroquinone used over the skin especially over the thin penile skin does have side effects. I adv...  Read Full »
I spilt hot tea on my thighs.What should I apply for rapid healing?
Query: Hello doctor, Tea spilled on my thighs last night and I can see swelling filled with water now. I have already applied silverex ointment yesterday night. What should I apply for rapid healing?   Read Full »
Dr. Hariharan V

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Hot beverage spillage usually causes severe burning sensation, but there is no reason to get alarmed if managed properly. From what you have said, I guess that the scalded area is small. If it is so, the first thing you have to do is to apply water and wash the wou...  Read Full »
Laser Treatment for Pimples and Pimple Scars
Article Overview: This article will discuss laser treatment for resistant acne, which does not respond to topical therapy.  Read Article »
Dr. Suvash Sahu

Phototherapy, which includes both UVA, UVB and blue-red light is known to have beneficial effects on acne or pimples. Some of the lasers have also been found to be effective in reducing active acne. Active acne means an acne which is red or has pus. The laser is also useful in improving acne sc ...  Read Article »
Types and Techniques of Acne Scar Revision Surgery
Article Overview: Acne is one of the dermatological conditions in which surgical modalities have a significant role with certain limitations. I have discussed about various acne scar surgeries.  Read Article »
Dr. Suvash Sahu

Acne scars and wrinkles have always a challenge for treatment. Surgery in acne is indicated usually either for acne scars or post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Pitted facial scars, although commonly caused by acne, also result from a variety of conditions such as chicken pox, herpes zoster, etc. T ...  Read Article »
Was my circumcision botched?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old male, and I was circumcised as a baby, and I noticed years ago that all around the base of the head of my penis, there are small holes. Every few months I can squeeze a small amount of smelly white stuff, from some of these holes. Was my circumcision botched when I w...  Read Full »
Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It could be an infection of the head of the penis. If possible, please send me images. It does not sound serious, so nothing to worry. You need to give the pus, that is coming out from the holes, for culture and sensitivity. And you will require antibiotics accordin...  Read Full »

How to remove the scar on my face?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a scar on my face since my childhood. Due to some infection or may be an insect bite, it grew into a pimple and I scratched it. It left a scar on my face and looks ugly.  Read Full »
Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen your query and concern. Your scar can be corrected with very good cosmetic results by a few options. Subcision followed by scar revision surgery or punch scar lifting surgery need to consult your nearby dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Otherwis...  Read Full »


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