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Had cut arm by blade. How to remove scars?

Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps Hi, I am P V S Prasad, MD ( Dermatologist ). I will be looking into your query and guiding you through the process. Please write your query below. Ask a Doctor Now 133 Doctors are Online Online Doctors P V S Prasad, MD Dermatologist Ask Now » Bharat Chawda, MD Dermatologist Ask Now » Rohit Batra, MD Dermatologist Ask Now » Dr Gaurang Krishna, MD Dermatologist Ask Now » XXXXXX, MD Family Physician Ask Now » Ada B. Dickinson, MD Pediatrician Ask Now » J. Clive Spiegel, MD Psychiatrist Ask Now » Robert Galamaga, MD Hematologist Ask Now » i had cut my arm by blade 4 yrs ago , i had never appliied any ointement on the scares till now , is there any way to remove these scares ???
Asked On : Wed, 27 Mar 2013
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Nowadays there are various measures to get rid off or atleast improve old scars...But this all depends upon whether the scar is hyperpigmented or hypopigmented..also one needs to assess whether it is raised or atrophic,,,There are many creams available to improve the appearance of pigmented scars,,,also we have various other modalities like chemical peels, dermabrasion and other surgical techniques which can be used,,,so i would advise you to visit a dermatologist so that proper assessment of the scar can be done and yo can be managed accordingly...
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Answered: Thu, 11 Apr 2013
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