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A 82-year-old female asked:

I fell on my knee and i got a sore with a scab on it. it healed but it left red scar. it's been 5. months and it is still there ..why?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
It is not uncommon a scar has a red pink or rose pink color.
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Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 40 years experience
Takes 4 months for a red or pink scar to begin to fade and 10 to 12 months to reach an endpoint. Silicon dressings or gel can help speed the process
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Last updated May 7, 2022

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