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Remaining chicken pox scars. Remedy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:this is Dr XXXXXXX
Doctor:How are you doing?
User:Yes I am fine...
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:wanted to ask on chicken pox scars
User:i had chicken pox in the month of March
User:but some of the scars are still remianing..
User:what ointment should i use
Doctor:The thing is XXXXXXX that many of these scars will fade themselves over a period of time
Doctor:To help hasten things, you can apply any cream with Vitamin E in it
Doctor:Venusia is one such cream available at the chemist
User:can u suggest any name
Doctor:just apply at bedtime
User:i heard about mederma and nomarks...are those good
Doctor:Yes, Mederma is ok
Doctor:But not extremely effective
Doctor:Basic thing is that it heals on its own
User:ok so will try venusia
Doctor:These things only help slightly
User:how long do they normaly take to heal
Doctor:If they dont go away, you will need microdermabrasion or a laser
User:oh ok
Doctor:This will be done by a cosmetic surgeon
Doctor:The time taken will depend on how severe the scars are, the extent of involvement etc
Doctor:It should ordinarily take 2-3 months minimum
User:ok...thanks Dr XXXXXXX .nice to chat with you...
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:not as of now...thanks a lot...
Doctor:Thanks for consulting mne
Doctor:Have a good day
User:same to you
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