A member asked:

How much stronger is normal tissue compared to scar tissue?

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Dr. David Fink answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Quite the opposite: Depending on what kind of tissue you are referring to (skin, tissue under the skin, etc.), scar tissue is actually stronger than normal tissue because scar tissue, which is very fibrous, not like the normal tissue around where the scar is located.

Answered 4/1/2014



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