A 26-year-old female asked:
I had electric shock at my home in childhood & i am saved with mouth to mouth breathing.i am 26 y m with scar on left ring finger.what am i risk for?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 31 years experience
No risk: If one has fully recovered and has no current heart, lung, or neurological disorders, then one has no future risk related to the electrical shock as a child.
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Plastic Surgery 45 years experience
Probably nothing: If the scar was going to cause growth problems they would have already manifested. There is a rare cancer (marjolin's ulcer) which can form in old burn scars. You would notice a change in the thickness, a lump, or skin breakdown on a portion of the scar.
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Last updated Dec 9, 2013
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