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A 24-year-old female asked:

My skin has peeled after a small scald burn but the new skin is a little bit lighter and slightly rose.. will it return to my normal color!.

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Dr. Frank Butera
Pediatrics 44 years experience
Probably...: But most scars don't fully heal for 6 months to a year.
Dr. Darrell Herrington
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Be sure to use sun block for the first 6-12 months.
Sep 21, 2013

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Egypt
A 24-year-old female asked:

My skin became a little bit lighter after my skin peeled from a scald burn. Will my skin ever return to its normal color?

2 doctor answers12 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Color change: Anytime you get new skin growth it often has a pigment change it often returns to normal unless it is real deep then sometimes it can be lighter or darker.

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