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A 51-year-old female asked:

Hi. i had alarplasty last march. one side hasn't fully healed. it's been 36 days. i have been using vaseline (to prevent scarring). it has formed a little scab so i can not use scar gels yet? shall i continue using vaseline or just leave it alone?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Have you asked the operating surgeon this question? I recommend not using Vaseline at this time and instead would recommend applying aquaphor,a moisturizing agent.
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