A 38-year-old female asked:
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i fell, bruised/cut leg. aprox 4 in. long, pretty deep. cut has healed/scarred. underneath it's hard, lumpy and painful. remedies?

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Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Well: Well most likely scar tissue from lack of stitches probably just sealed itself off best it could. You can have plastic surgery to smoothe the area. Just remember it is very important to have your medical attention when you have a severe wound
Answered on Jul 15, 2016

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