IPL Treatment; welts 1 day post-op. Is this normal?
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Welts after IPL
Thank you for your question marilynrec. IPL is a great treatment to rejuvenate the skin. If the settings are too strong blisters can be seen. These side effects can be treated with good wound care such as Vaseline or Aquaphor multiple times daily. I find it goes on best on a wet skin surface. Welts are usually seen as an allergic reaction and antihistamines such as Benedryl will help. Please contact you doctor for specific recommendations. Good luck!
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