A 19-year-old male asked:
Can male circumcision leave scars ? if yes how can they get ?
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Preventive Medicine 41 years experience
Always. The only way: in which skin & other tissues heal close after any injury, including more controlled surgically created gaps, is via fibroblasts migrating into area to form connective tissue which forms a scar to both mechanically connect the tissues back together and help restore complex immune system function. Plastic surgery techniques are about how to ↓ barriers to healing & ↓ visibility of final scar tissue.
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Last updated Dec 9, 2017
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