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I had chicken pox a month ago which has left

Patient: I had chicken pox a month ago which has left some black and brown non pitted scars on my face and 3 pitted scars on my face which are also pigmented will mederma work on it . are these non pitted scars also permanent .

 

 

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Doctor: Thank you for writing to us.Yes, Mederma should work on the lesion. Mederma is a cream that helps to reduce the lesi ons on the skin and reduces the discoloration present.If it does not help you, please see a Doctor after 5 days. Also, drink lots of water and have lots of fruits to help you.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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