Those girls and boys who suffer from acne, are forced to solve another global problem: scars-post-acne. And when a person is injured, he also has a scar. Often scars on the skin appear in children - a troubled people who can not be afraid and unsteadily stands on their feet. What ointment for resorption of scars and scars has the best reputation? What should I advise the patient in a specific case?
What is a scar
Damaged skin fuses, forming a joint at the junction of the skin of the connective skin - the "seam".The connective tissue differs from the rest of the skin in color and shape, which causes a cosmetic defect.
Types of scars
Physicians share scars on species, depending on their location relative to the level of skin.
- Keloid is the most difficult case. The scar rises above the surface of the skin and extends beyond the boundaries of damaged tissues. Most often occur after burns, surgical interventions.
- Hypertrophic - also protrudes above the surface, but does not exceed the area of damaged tissues. In time it may even decrease.
- Stretch marks are well-known to every woman's scars, arising during pregnancy and for other reasons. Stretch marks are divided into species in turn.
- Atrophic - appear as a result of acne or complicated healing of boils.
There are other types of specific scars, which we will not talk about.
Treatment of scars with the infusion of the althaea root. Instruction
Remedies for scars and scars healing
Degrading ointments, creams or gels from scars replace cardinal measures for removing defects. These funds are less expensive and not so dangerous to health. Means in tubes are more convenient, since they can be applied immediately. Ointments in jars are collected with a special stick, which must be washed after each application.
Usage during pregnancy and lactation
The main tasks of ointments and other means that resorb scars are stimulation of blood circulation, preventing the growth of scar tissue. More precisely, such remedies relieve inflammation, activate resorption of damaged tissues, prevent the formation of blood clots.
Some medicines are prohibited for use by pregnant and lactating women. This can be found in the instructions. If you have read that some components of the drug are absorbed into the common bloodstream, then there is a high probability that they will reach the fetus.
Some ointments for resorption of scars can be applied on certain dates. These funds include Kontraktubeks, liniment Vishnevsky, Clevrin( from 4 months of pregnancy).Methyluracil ointment is conditionally permitted, it is used under the supervision of a physician.
Nevertheless, even if the instruction allows, women in a special situation should consult with an observant physician or with a pediatrician( after childbirth).
Contraindications for the application of ointments from the scars
- Do not apply to scars located on the mucous membranes and eyelids.
- Sensitivity to individual components of the cream, resorbing scars and scars.
- Active inflammatory, purulent or necrotic processes.
- Mixing of several types of medicinal products with simultaneous application.
- Allergic inflammation in the area of trauma.
- Oncological formations at the site of application.
In case the body perceives the components of the ointment for resorption of the scars is negative, the agent is immediately canceled. Among the allergic reactions noted are: itching, rashes, vesicles, pimples, hives, burning, dermatitis.
As the components of creams do not penetrate into the blood, allergic reactions are extremely rare.
How to apply scars correctly
Dosage and frequency of applications are specified in the instructions. There are also general rules, one of which will seem a little strange to you: a cream for resorption of scars can not be taken inside. Prevention makes sense when it comes to children who can lick the remedy or in cases where the scar is located near the mouth or even on the lips.
Before application, the skin is cleaned of dirt and other medicines. It is enough ordinary toilet soap. By the way, it is better to use baby soap for damaged skin. It is hypoallergenic, which is very important.
Extrude a certain amount of ointment on the scar and rub it in neat circular motions. In some cases, an additional dressing is required.
Recommendations for pharmacy products
Scars of different types require a separate approach to treatment.
For the treatment of scars on the face - the "Scarguard" remedy is recommended. After drying, it forms a transparent film, so it does not need to be washed off. The treatment period is about 6 months.
Cream resorbing scars, for treatment in different areas of the body with thin skin, should contain silicone and collodion. Such a tool accelerates the regeneration of tissues, protects from the negative impact of the environment.
Traces of post-infection do not appear to all adolescents suffering from acne. Treatment of scars requires a systematic approach, since periodically there are new rashes that can result in new scars. Cream "Sledotsid" accelerates the restoration of damaged tissues and prevents the appearance of new seals.
Cream "Dermatix" gives a good effect for old formations. The remedy is designed specifically to remove keloids and hypertrophic scars. Fermenkol is also referred to similarly effective means.
In the treatment of formations in children, it is recommended to use "Zeraderm Ultra".
After the burn - "Rescuer".
Scars from chickenpox - "Kontarktubeks".
Of inexpensive means, the liniment of Vishnevsky, Methyluracil ointment, heparinic, "Actovegin" is popular.
Folk remedies for scars and scars
- Essential oils
Prepare one of the mixtures, apply to the problem site 3 times a day.
- Neroli, rosemary, mint( in equal proportions).
- Rosewood, incense, tea tree( in equal proportions).
- Fennel, geranium, hyssop( in equal proportions).
- Natural scrub
Grind in a coffee grinder a clean and dried egg shell, as well as melon seeds. Mix the ingredients in equal proportions. Add as much vegetable oil to get a viscous gruel, and apply 2-3 times a day for 2 months.
- Pea flat cakes
Clean and rinse a couple of handfuls of pea cereals. Rinse and dry. Grind in a coffee grinder. Dilute warm milk in equal proportions and apply to scars. Keep the tortillas for about an hour. Repeat the procedure on a daily basis. Each time, prepare a new mixture.
- Mask from cabbage leaf
Grind the cabbage leaf and add honey to the slurry. Apply for one and a half to two hours. Repeat daily until the scars dissolve. Cabbage mask is more effectively used in conjunction with other products.
- Ointment that resolves the scars
Heat 200 ml of olive oil, add 50 g of beeswax there. Keep on the fire for 10 minutes stirring. Pour into storage container. Lubricate the damaged skin 2 times a day.
Video. Scars from Acne
Unfortunately, scars are easier to prevent than cure. Have enough patience and act - the result will be in any case.