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How long does it really take for a laparotomy scar to heal?

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Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine
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In brief: At least 6 weeks

We usually say about 6 weeks for initial healing, but scars will continue to fade even months after this especially if they are kept well moisturized and out of the sun.

In brief: At least 6 weeks

We usually say about 6 weeks for initial healing, but scars will continue to fade even months after this especially if they are kept well moisturized and out of the sun.
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