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How long does it take to fade the chicken pox scars?

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Is there anything I can do to help them fade. Really bad ones on her face. She recovered from the pox at the end of August
Posted Sat, 6 Oct 2012 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Santosh Kondekar 2 hours later
As pox causes XXXXXXX skin vesicles… often it leaves hyperpigmented scars that last from months to years. Though many of them respond to moisturiser with time… some may need some keratolytic cream or creams like eukroma or tattoing or laser.
With my experience most problems don't remain as a problem after 2 years of chicken pox XXXXXXX
I hope this answers your query …… feel free if any further query.
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Follow-up: How long does it take to fade the chicken pox scars? 7 hours later
Thanks it puts my mind at rest. Will Bio oil help?
Answered by Dr. Santosh Kondekar 6 hours later
Hi again.
Oils of any type are unlikely to help……
What …may work if at all is a moisturiser.……
Feel free to revert back.
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