Last year in September 2009 I got a third degree burn. My pants lighted on fire and I got a small third degree burn about the size of a quarter on my left front leg. It was painful and my skin underneath was white. I applied antibiotic and cleaned it twice a day. Now, after several months the burned area looks readish and I don't know if it's not healing properly. I'm very depressed and I can't find a way to cure it. Can someone help me please?
One medicine which has been advised by many dermatologists for scar diminishing is contractubex gel/cream. You can seek your dermatologist/surgeon’s opinion before using this cream. Otherwise you can go in for glycolic peals, laser treatments and pressure dressings. Severe scarrings may need skin grafting by a plastic surgeon.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.
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