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Can I Treat A Scar On My Hand From Boiling Water? (photo)

it has been 3months; first degree burn.

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Hydroquinone based creams will help improve pigmentation.

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It looks like you have residual pigmentation on the injury - am unable to appreciate the textural changes though. You could try 2% - 4% hydroquinone based creams for a month or so. A visit to the dermatologist would definitely help in getting better results in case of textural change as well.

India Dermatologist
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Burn scar on the hand - MelaPeel and Melarase

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I would begin treatment with Melarase AM and Melarase PM cream, followed by a once monthly application of a chemical peel such as MelaPeel for skin lightening. 

Web reference: http://surgery90210.com/cosmetic-dermatology/38/scar-revision.aspx

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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