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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.

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I have a keloid that does not go away. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have keloid scarring or brown scars. Is there any product you can recommend? I have tried different products with no success.  Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. It looks like a keloid. You did not mention the place. Keloids are usually seen at the site of trauma and sometimes without it. When spontaneous, the most common site is the pre-sternal area over the chest. Intralesional steroid injecti...  Read Full »

How can I get rid of a black scar on my skin?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 26 years old and weigh 330 pounds. I have black scars on my skin, and it appears rough and itchy. Kindly help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. To lighten black scars, I suggest applying the following measures: Avoid direct sunlight as much as possible. Always wear sunglasses and caps, and cover any exposed parts of the body. Apply sunscreen to your e...  Read Full »

Does my botched circumcision need further treatment?

Query: Hello doctor,All my life, I have struggled with several problems that, after stumbling on a post online, I am now fairly certain are the result of a botched circumcision. My scar is very near my glans, with an unsightly blemish near the center. My erections pull my skin and testicles very tight, and...  Read Full »

Dr. Khant Shahil Ramesh Bhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Relax and do not worry. I have seen the images sent by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Yes, you have a circumcision scar which is different in color and appearance. As far as the position is concerned, it is near the normal place as all circumcisi...  Read Full »

How can keratosis pilaris be cured?

Query: Hello doctor,I really have a big skin problem that has ruined my life. I have keratosis pilaris for years and as I have a tic that is to pop up the buttons of my keratosis pilaire, it relieves me when I do that but I am sick of seeing scars everywhere. I visited three dermatologists. The last one ga...  Read Full »

Dr. Sajeev Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The keratosis pilaris cannot be completely cured and it will have a recurrent pattern of coming. Keratosis pilaris is a common, harmless skin condition that causes dry, rough patches and tiny bumps, usually on the upper arms, thighs, cheeks or buttocks. The bumps gen...  Read Full »

How can I remove brown face scars caused by scrubbing?

Query: Hi doctor,I have done PRP and my skin peeled so much. Unfortunately, after 10 days of peeling, I used the scrub on my face. It started itching and the next day I had a brown scar on my cheek. How can I remove it?  Read Full »

Dr. Vinay Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have noted your concerns. In a case like yours, who had undergone PRP (platelet-rich plasma) I would recommend the following measures. Sponge the area frequently with soft tissue or towel by dabbing or directly applying mild pressure but avoid rubbing. Avoid sun exp...  Read Full »

I am a 19-year-old with mild acne and severe acne scars. How to get clear skin?

Query: Hi doctor,I have mild acne and severe acne scars. My current height is 5 feet 4 inches, and I weigh 110 lbs. I am a 19-years-old, and I have combination skin. Is there anything specific I can do to help with my scarring besides regular exfoliation once a week and eating healthy?  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have seen your query and examined your image (the attachments are removed to protect the patient's identity). It seems you have ice-pick scars and rolling types of acne scars with lots of inflammation. There are various techniques to trea...  Read Full »

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