A 33-year-old member asked:
can salicylic acid on a scar help reduce the scarring?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Plastic Surgery 54 years experience
No.: It usually work on hyperkeratosis like corn.If you have scar and it is not settling after 9months or a year see a plastic surgeon for help.
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Facial Plastic Surgery 29 years experience
Unlikely: Salicylic acid does not have properties that affect fibroblasts, the cells responsible for scarring.
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Plastic Surgery 30 years experience
No: It is treatment for warts not scars.
5270 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 24, 2017
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