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I've had a severe laceration to my left forearm, and i want to reduce the scarring. What can I use?

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Dr. Lauren Romeo
Wound care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Silicon dressings..

Once the laceration has healed use scar silicon dressings to decrease the scar appearance.

In brief: Silicon dressings..

Once the laceration has healed use scar silicon dressings to decrease the scar appearance.
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Dr. William Austen
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: See specialist

Scars can be improved.
Never completely removed. You would need to see a specialist such as a board certified plastic surgeon treatments can include scar revision, laser, or steroid injection among other things.

In brief: See specialist

Scars can be improved.
Never completely removed. You would need to see a specialist such as a board certified plastic surgeon treatments can include scar revision, laser, or steroid injection among other things.
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