Question about Complications: after my first fraxel laser treatment for acne scarring i q61

Article Medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic physician, liposuctionist)

Dr. Gavin Chan

Templestowe Lower and Berwick Clinics

Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2004, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction, fat transfer, skin needling, and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections.
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Question:

After my first fraxel laser treatment for acne scarring I broke out in cold sores across my top lip and under my nose. I was surprised at how long they took to heal. They seem to have left a faint scar under my nose. Is it worth seeing my local doctor for something to take before my next treatment or should I not have any treatment in this area?

Answer:

did you end up getting the valtrex from us Sue?  I hope your second treatment was ok.

Dr. Gavin Chan
Dr. Gavin Chan

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