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I have a medical condition where I get frequent cysts. As a

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I have a medical condition where I get frequent cysts. As a result from the surgeries, I have scars. attached are pics of the scars on my penis. One is a white scar (a year old). The newest scar is pink (few months old). is there anyway to fad these scars? does it matter that one is white and the other pink?

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Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 2 years ago
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You could have laser therapy
have you looked into this?
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago

I have not. It seems expensive. Is there a cream i can buy? How about corticosteroids or rentin a? Will bed tanning help?

Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 2 years ago

bed tanning won't help

steroids won't help

retin A might help

laser will definitely help

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago

How much is laser therapy? How can i prevent penile sebaceous cysts?

Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 2 years ago

laser is about 1000 dollars total

You can try to avoid irritation as much as possible. Avoid aggressive sex or masturbation

no shaving

keep it dry

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago

i use anti acne scrubs. Is that useful to prevent cysts? Is mederma good for scars?

Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 2 years ago

no the anti acne scrub is probably doing more harm. avoid that.

mederma is good. yes

please don't forget a positive rating. I appreciate it

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago

I thought anti acne scrub unclogs spores, thus, preventing cyst?

Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 2 years ago
No. In this case they are making things worse
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