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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Important!: A 3year old surgical scar should not be bleeding. Almost all of the possible causes for this require medical attention.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francis Cannizzo
27 years experience General Surgery
Usually: Surgical scars usually do not affect subsequent pregnancies. That said, scars which have healed badly with hernias or chronic infections, fistulae or ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Browning
20 years experience Pediatric Dermatology
Belly Button: A plastic surgeon can re-create a belly button if desired.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Surfield
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scar massage: Massaging the scar multiple times a day may help decrease the appearance of a scar. Scars mature for up to a year after surgery.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
15 years experience General Practice
SunScreen: Uv protection can affect scarring. Advised to wear sun screen if scar is exposed; otc meds such as bio-oil is a +/-.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ealena Callender
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pain and swelling: If you have an infected incision site, you may notice worsening pain, swelling and redness. You may also have foul-smelling fluid draining from the ar ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
On occasion: It is not unusual, particularly on the scalp, to experience some loss of hair permanently in the scar and temporarily in the surrounding area for peri ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Edwards
26 years experience Family Medicine
Likely: many times that type of scar heals in a way that does not allow for the abdomen to be symetric. if weight is an issue, work on that.. you will do no h ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
16 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Scars don't ever disappear entirely over time, but they do diminish. If you're referring to a scar on the outside of the chest, they, at best, heal to ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Need some more info?: What kind of surgery, where is the scar, and how long ago was the surgery? It's probably not "bad" but may depend on the answers to these questions. ... Read More
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