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I had burn on my chin and after a week it has left marks on it .please suggest any medicine how it will be removed.

Dr. Pavan Murdeshwar 93% (2585 ratings)
MCh - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Bangalore
I had burn on my chin and after a week it has left marks on it .please suggest any medicine how it will be removed.
Hello. Scars these days have got many ways of treatment. Varies from person to person, depending upon the skin type, scar maturity, length, position and width. The treatment might vary from few lightening creams, compression, silicon treatment, superficial dermabrasion, dermarolling, fat grafting to the scar revision surgeries. Personal examination or atleast the complete details of the scar might help in suggesting the suitable treatment. You can consult me online with the pictures as well. Thank you.
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How Does Lasers Lighten Pigmentation & Scars?

ISAAC
Dermatologist, Delhi
How Does Lasers Lighten Pigmentation & Scars?

Acne is irritating not only when it is active, but even after it heals. This is because it leaves behind unpleasant scars and pigmentation. Laser therapy is the best known way of dealing with these scars and pigmentation issues. It is a misconception that laser treatment is a new form of skin therapy. Laser is being used to treat pigmentation scars since 1964, however, the procedures have evolved significantly and become much more improved and effective.

How does laser therapy work?
Lasers direct intense amounts of monochromatic light at precise points on the skin. This light is emitted in short pulses. When this light hits the skin it heats the hemoglobin cells. The precision with which lasers direct this light ensures that surrounding cells are not affected.

By changing the amount of light, lasers can be used to address cells at varying depths of the skin. In the case of scars, they can destroy the excessive melanin deposits causing a scar. It can also boost collagen production.



In most cases, lasers used to treat skin issues are carbon dioxide or argon lasers. These are known as CW lasers. Laser therapy may be short pulsed or long pulsed. The difference between the two lies in the rest period between emitting bursts of light. The type of laser therapy used depends largely on the degree of scarring or hyperpigmentation.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Laser treatment

  • One of the biggest advantages of this form of therapy is its precision. Laser therapy does not affect the surrounding cells. It is also a bloodless form of therapy that does not require any hospitalization. As compared to other forms of skin therapy for scarring such a dermabrasion, laser therapy does not increase a person’s risk of infection.
  • On the flip side, laser treatment does not work well with all types of scars or all skin types. Also, some people may require multiple sessions for results to be noticeable. In cases of scarring on dark skin, laser lights can wound the capillaries in the skin. As the skin in this area heals, it may become lighter than the surrounding skin. Laser treatment can also cause raised scars known as keloids when used to treat dark skin. These scars cannot be treated with laser therapy and requires additional treatments. Laser treatment is also a little more expensive as compared to other forms of therapy.
  • If you choose to undergo laser treatment to remove scars and pigmentation, it is important to have realistic expectations. Do not expect your skin to be perfect after the procedure. While there will be an improvement, do not assume that 100% of scarring will be removed.
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Hi sir, mere mere right hand ke thumb ke paas do daag h jo kaafi time se h iska Kya upay h sir.

Dr. Jayvirsinh Chauhan 94% (13957 ratings)
MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Hi sir, mere mere right hand ke thumb ke paas do daag h jo kaafi time se h iska Kya upay h sir.
Pehle dag kese he or other details Janna padega.. fir apko answer de payenge.. consult with photos..
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I had so many pimples all over my face and I went for acne treatment and all my pimples went off. After few months, I had started using faiza cream for last 2 months and I stopped about 3 or 4 weeks back and now 4 or 5 pimples are forming (mostly near nose areas) and marks are more clear. Is the side effects of the cream? And I am going to start acne scars treatment. Can I start.

Dr. Pavan Murdeshwar 93% (2585 ratings)
MCh - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Bangalore
I had so many pimples all over my face and I went for acne treatment and all my pimples went off. After few months, I...
Hello. The scars and the pigmentation on the face are treatable. It's better to get it examined first so that we can identify the type of skin, scars and if they are hyper pigmented, atrophic or ice pick scars. The treatment are of various kind like ranging from simple scrubs and mild peels for the face to the major interventions such as laser therapy, dermaroller, subcision or peeling. These depend on the type of the scars and which kind you opt for. You can consult me online or text me with pictures for further details.
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I had so many pimples and I had gone acne treatment then all my pimples were gone away. After few months I had start using faiza cream for last 2 months and I stopped it. After 3 or 4 weeks pimples are forming in nose and nose areas and marks are on my nose. Next week I am going to start scar treatment. Can I start treatment for scars.

Dr. Jayvirsinh Chauhan 94% (13957 ratings)
MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I had so many pimples and I had gone acne treatment then all my pimples were gone away. After few months I had start ...
Until the pimples are not cured completely the scars will keep coming.. Take homoeopathic treatment to cure pimples... then will suggest scar treatment also..
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Hi doctor, My age is 22 at my nose I got scar by nail Since 5 years scar remains like black mark (circular) I used mederoma cream but it does’t effected to that scar Is there any natural or cosmetic creams will remove scar its about 2 mm dia circular. Any effective creams?

Dr. Pavan Murdeshwar 93% (2585 ratings)
MCh - Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Bangalore
Hi doctor, My age is 22 at my nose I got scar by nail Since 5 years scar remains like black mark (circular) I used me...
Hello. Scars these days have got many ways of treatment. Varies from person to person, depending upon the skin type, scar maturity, length, position and width. The treatment might vary from few lightening creams, compression, silicon treatment, superficial dermabrasion, dermarolling, fat grafting to the scar revision surgeries. Personal examination or atleast the complete details of the scar might help in suggesting the suitable treatment. You can consult me online with the pictures as well. Thank you.
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I have self harmed scars on my hand, how should I get rid of that scars as soon possible. Doctor have mentioned keloid scar and have given me contractubex gel, and he said max it will take 7-8 months to get light. Can you please suggest me more better for immediate results, as am going to get married within 2 months (December) please help.

Dr. Jayvirsinh Chauhan 94% (13957 ratings)
MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I have self harmed scars on my hand, how should I get rid of that scars as soon possible. Doctor have mentioned keloi...
Keloids are very hard to disappear. I can help you in this matter with Homoeopathic medicine without side effect. You can consult me through lybrate for Homoeopathic treatment and further guidance
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How to cure chickenpox marks on body? I have tried all medicines and home remedies.

Dr. Prashant K Vaidya 93% (2957 ratings)
Diploma In Gastroenterology, Diploma In Dermatology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
How to cure chickenpox marks on body? I have tried all medicines and home remedies.
Chickenpox marks usually goes off on its own after a year or more .. Keep raw oats in warm water..let it cool and make a paste..apply on marks..let it be there for 10 min ..rinse with lukewarm water again..
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Tips To Say Goodbye to Acne, Scarring and Pigmentation!

Dr. Laxmidutta Shukla 86% (275 ratings)
MD - Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Thane
Tips To Say Goodbye to Acne, Scarring and Pigmentation!

With high level of pollution, now-a-days, most of us suffer from a number of skin allergies and acne is one of the most common ailments, which affects us all. With acne it is very difficult to have a clear and blemish free skin. 

Acne appears when a pore in our skin clogs. This clog begins with dead skin cells. Normally, dead skin cells rise to surface of the pore, and the body sheds the cells. When the body starts to make lots of sebum (see-bum), oil that keeps our skin from drying out, the dead skin cells can stick together inside the pore. Instead of rising to the surface, the cells become trapped inside the pore.

Sometimes bacteria that live on our skin also get inside the clogged pore. Inside the pore, the bacteria have a perfect environment for multiplying very quickly. With loads of bacteria inside, the pore becomes inflamed (red and swollen). If the inflammation goes deep into the skin, an acne cyst or nodule appears

How do you know that you are suffering from acne?
Many people think that acne is just pimples. But a person who has acne can have any of these blemishes:

  1. Blackheads 
  2. Whiteheads
  3. Papules
  4. Pustules
  5. Cysts
  6. Nodules

Acne often affects your face, but it can appear on other areas of the body. Acne can appear on the back, chest, neck, shoulders, upper arms and buttocks.

How you can keep acne at bay?

  1. Wash twice a day and after sweating: Perspiration, especially when wearing a hat or helmet, can make acne worse, so wash your skin as soon as possible after sweating.
  2. Use your fingertips to apply a gentle, non-abrasive cleanser: Using a washcloth, mesh sponge or anything else can irritate the skin.
  3. Be gentle with your skin: Use gentle products, such as those that are alcohol-free. Do not use products that irritate your skin, which may include astringents, toners and exfoliants. Dry, red skin makes acne appear worse.
  4. Scrubbing your skin can make acne worse: Avoid the temptation to scrub your skin and rinse with lukewarm water
  5. Shampoo regularly: If you have oily hair, shampoo daily.
  6. Let your skin heal naturally: If you pick, pop or squeeze your acne, your skin will take longer to clear and you increase the risk of getting acne scars.
  7. Keep your hands off your face: Touching your skin throughout the day can cause flare-ups.
  8. Avoid sun: Tanning damages your skin. In addition, some acne medications make the skin very sensitive to ultraviolet (UV) light, which you get from both the sun and indoor tanning devices.
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