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Marks of burn in hand. Can i use mederma skin cream or soframycin to reduce burn marks?

hi, my hand got burned through hot water and i got blisters on it, i applied silver x and soframycin on my skin,now the blisters have completely gone and wound has healed up. But the marks of burn are still there on my skin.
what should i apply to reduce the burn marks???? should i use Mederma skin cream or keep on applying Soframycin???
Fri, 3 May 2013
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Hi, you may be having post burn,postinflammatory hypo and hypermelanosis with scarring. Take vitamin E 400 mg daily, vtamin C 500 mg twice a day for long time.Apply silicone containing gel like hexilak silicone gel twice a day. Protect the area from sunrays... Avoid soap. You can use alovera containing face wash.. I hope you will be benefitted..ok
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