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Forehead got hurt and bleeded. Took proper medication. Stain and scar left behind. How to get rid of it?

Hi, my fore head got hurt and bleeded little when i dived in to the swimming pool, i have taken proper medication due the the wound on my fore head, now there is no woulnd on my forehaed however the stain and scar is taill there in dark around the some shiney kind of skin on my forehead, could you please suggest me how to get rid off this.

Asked On : Sat, 13 Apr 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi, if it is small scar , go for scar revision by plastic surgeon. If it is big one , you apply hyaluronic acid containig gel thrice a day. Take vitamin C and E daily till good result. If hypertrophic scar is there, take intra lesional injection triamcinolone .. Ok you may consult dermatologist or plastic surgeon... Ok
Answered: Sun, 14 Apr 2013
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Dermatologist Dr. Geetika Paul's  Response
As you have told ,, seems like you just like a black hyperpigmented mark over your forehead....
Since it is a dark scar, i would advice that you use some kind of a lightening agent like kojic acid and vitamin c combination over the scar,,this is a simple, harmless lightening agent which can be used for as long the blackish pigmentation is there.. Also ,try not to touch the area too much ...use proper sunscreen (spf>26) before going out in the sun so that the lesion doesn't darken any further....and take a diet rich in vitamin C and antioxidants like Citrus fruits and lots of salads

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Dr Geetika Paul
Answered: Sun, 14 Apr 2013
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