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I had a big scalp and forehead laceration 23 staples and 150 stitches last may, the scar itches and hurts to touch on top of head. Should I worry?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology

In brief: No

But see your DR. There may be some retained stitches, which can be irritating.
You may need to shampoo more or get a special shampoo or use a prescription solution.

In brief: No

But see your DR. There may be some retained stitches, which can be irritating.
You may need to shampoo more or get a special shampoo or use a prescription solution.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Scar tissue can be thickened and oftentimes itchy or even painful. See your Dermatologist for treatment options.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Hairs trapped in scar tissue can be very irritating.
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