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I have noticed for awhile now that i scar so easily. Every little scarp or scab will turn into a purple like scar no matter what ido? What is going on

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Dr. Karen Vaniver
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Hyper pigmented scar

It is normal for scars to pigment red to purple during healing.
This is also likely related to your ethnicity. Time, scar massage, and sun protection will help.

In brief: Hyper pigmented scar

It is normal for scars to pigment red to purple during healing.
This is also likely related to your ethnicity. Time, scar massage, and sun protection will help.
Dr. Karen Vaniver
Dr. Karen Vaniver
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Your response

Tbis does not sound typical and you may want to see your physician for a complete history, physical and laboratory evaluation.
If you are a smoker, stop. If you are particularly pale protect from the sun consider silicone gel once healed.

In brief: Your response

Tbis does not sound typical and you may want to see your physician for a complete history, physical and laboratory evaluation.
If you are a smoker, stop. If you are particularly pale protect from the sun consider silicone gel once healed.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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