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I have a 10 year old scar that is red, swollen, and warm. Do i need to see a doctor?

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Dr. Megan Jack
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Red scar

Yes--especially if this is a change from the previous appearance of the scar. You may have an infection if it feels warm to the touch so it's best to get in to see your doctor as soon as posisble!

In brief: Red scar

Yes--especially if this is a change from the previous appearance of the scar. You may have an infection if it feels warm to the touch so it's best to get in to see your doctor as soon as posisble!
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