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Will I Get An Ugly Scar From Eyebrow Piercing After It Got Infected
Hope not: I hope the piercing has been removed. If not, it needs to be. The brow is a pretty forgiving area as regards scarring. The main thing is to keep the site clean by washing with soap and water several times a day, perhaps apply Bacitracin ointment after washing, and generally get the infection cleared up asap. If it does not improve quickly, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Abnormal scar formation is a symptom in which a person, after an accidental or surgical wound, does not heal up properly. Instead he may develop too thick of a scar, too weak of a scar that doesn't hold the sides of the healing wound together, or too tight of a scar that pulls ...Read more
I have a fairly big and ugly scar on my left breast from a two months old deep 2nd degree burn. Can i get the scar removed?
Infected piercing: Redness and tenderness at the piercing site. ...Read more
It will improve: Scars are permanent but almost all fade with time. Protect the scars from sunlight while there is any pink left in them; they will burn easily and, if tanned, may be tanned permanently. I would not expect the scar to assume its final form for 12-18 months. The younger you are, the longer it will take. Do not rush into scar revision. See a surgeon certified by the am. Bd. Of plas. Surg. If question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends.: Careful prep of the tissues before repair, meticulous layered closure, fine sutures not tied too tightly or left in too long, ultraviolet avoidance for 6-12 months (or until scar fades), and scar gels or pads all can help to give you the best result. But the first three factors listed are already out of your control and certainly your genetics of healing are pre-determined, so only time will tell! ...Read more
It shouldn't : By following a few simple rules, general surgeons can perform this operation with little residual cosmetic effect. The way i look at it, the fibroadenoma doesn't belong there. Therefore, surgical removal of the tumor should restore the breast to its 'normal' state. As far as the scar goes, the scar can usually be "hidden" around the areolar edge or below the breast. Be sure to ask your surgeon! ...Read more
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