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Scar removal

I used to have a problem with acne on my penis, and while drunk decide it would be a good idea to just pop the pimples. Now I have several rather unsightly scars that range from quite minor to large in size. Can laser treatment, or any other form of scar removal be used to treat this area of the body?
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Hi,
For such marks, topical treatments with acids and chemical peels can be effective but can take a while for the skin to totally revert to its normal color.  Microdermabrasion can also be done, but this might require several sessions.  Skin resurfacing using lasers is also an option.  

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 dermatologist. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.


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