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A 69-year-old member asked:

It's been 6-7 months since my surgery. it was for an incarcerated hernia. the scar has been itching repetitively and it keeps feeling that way. i continue to scratch. it's the only thing i can think of doing. continues to be red. recommend anything?

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Dr. Shitel Patel
Plastic Surgery 15 years experience
Scar Massage: Scar massage with whatever product you choose. You are outside the timeline of using silicone. Lasers may be helpful to remove any redness to the scar. Scar revisions are usually done 1 year out from surgery.
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