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A 16-year-old female asked:

My skin doesn't heal normally and leaves a bad harsh scar when i burn,scratch,blister,bruise or one of my pimples pop.it takes 1-2 months to heal.why?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Keloid: Keloid tissue is an overgrowth of scar tissue after an injury. A skin specialist, a Dermatologist, should be able to help.
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