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Third degree burn advice Scalded age 1, thick skin over 80% of chest - very tight. Scared to workout (stretching) any options/surgery out there?

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Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology
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In brief: Laser may help

It is possible that an ablative fractionated laser would help the scar. A number of treatments would help and success cannot be guaranteed.
A carbon dioxide fractionated laser might be an idea. I do not think it would be dangerous to work out.

In brief: Laser may help

It is possible that an ablative fractionated laser would help the scar. A number of treatments would help and success cannot be guaranteed.
A carbon dioxide fractionated laser might be an idea. I do not think it would be dangerous to work out.
Dr. Vicki Levine
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