5 doctors weighed in:
Does a chemical burn leave a scar?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
If a shallow burn it can leave color change and if deep 2nd degree or third degree burn it will leave a scar which can be improved by laser.

In brief: Yes
If a shallow burn it can leave color change and if deep 2nd degree or third degree burn it will leave a scar which can be improved by laser.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It can
It is less likely to leave a scar if it is properly and promptly treated so see a doctor if you suffer a chemical burn.

In brief: It can
It is less likely to leave a scar if it is properly and promptly treated so see a doctor if you suffer a chemical burn.
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
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Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Possibly
The scarring that results from injury is related more to the depth of injury than the mechanism of injury i.
e. Acid vs hot water.

In brief: Possibly
The scarring that results from injury is related more to the depth of injury than the mechanism of injury i.
e. Acid vs hot water.
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
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