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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allison Holzapfel
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scar revision: Depending on the orientation of the scar, the depth and the color, scar revision is definite option. This can range from something as simple as co2 l ... Read More
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Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Revisional surgery: May be an option. Make sure to use biocorneum after.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Forehead scar: If prominent/irregular, scar can be revised by plastic surgeon, probably best after puberty. Vitamin a lotion may help; also there are now variety of ... Read More
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Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Give it 2 years: Wounds increase in collagen for 6 weeks following injury and thereafter enter into into the maturation phase when wounds subside and generally decreas ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Exam needed: Hard to know without exam. How long ago was the injury? Sounds like you have a derm appointment. The derm will tell you if anything needs to be done n ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Probaby: normal post-operative pain...suggest ICE and contact your treating ENT specialist for suggestions/I ASSUME you have a follow-up visit arranged...if pa ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ewalt
37 years experience Pediatric Urology
Since : Since the procedure was done 2 years ago, the areas you describe are unlikely to change significantly. If they are at the area where the adhesion was ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve, not remove: Scars are permanent, but they improve with time. Pressure treatment, silicone sheeting and steroid injection may hasten their maturation. They also im ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve, not remove: Scars are permanent, but they improve with time. Pressure treatment, silicone sheeting and steroid injection may hasten their maturation. They also im ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Christophel
17 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It depends: It is very unusual for a scar to be painful. If the area of pain is in the forehead, it is possible that you fractured the bone over the frontal sinu ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
New injuries Aside: Pain in a scar can be caused by the healing tissues compressing or tugging on the surrounding nerves. An overgrowth of an injured nerve (a neuroma) c ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scar massage: Scar massage and desensitization therapy may help. However if your are experiencing keloid scarring, steroids may be beneficial to ease pain. If this ... Read More

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