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If I scratch at my chickenpox, will they scar?

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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Yes

They may scar even if you don't scratch but it is much worse if you do.
So don't!

In brief: Yes

They may scar even if you don't scratch but it is much worse if you do.
So don't!
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: Possibly

It is possible for any cause of skin scratching to scar. Each person has individual variability in that regard.
Simple anti-itching methods such as baking soda baths and calomine lotion may help.

In brief: Possibly

It is possible for any cause of skin scratching to scar. Each person has individual variability in that regard.
Simple anti-itching methods such as baking soda baths and calomine lotion may help.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
Thank
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