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Possible Complications Associated with Dermabrasion
Possible complications associated with dermabrasion may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Dermabrasion can cause fever blisters to reappear in those who are prone to frequent herpes simplex infections. Anti-viral medications are often used to treat this symptom.
Some individuals may develop a change in the pigmentation of their skin after undergoing the procedure. Treatment for this symptom may include the use of bleaching creams, as prescribed by a physician. A decrease in pigmentation can be permanent.
Thickening of the skin can develop. This symptom may be treated with cortisone creams or injections which help the skin return to its normal state.