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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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How to remove stitch scar?

Good Day, I was 6 years old when i had operation, i got 12 stitches in my tummy and makes my self confidence when it comes to sexy body is very poor, im 29 already and i feel shy for this, Please help me if you can or do you have any alternative solution to remove. thank you and appreciate your time.
Fri, 1 Aug 2014
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Dermatologist 's  Response

You seem to have hypertrophic scars at the site of operation. There may be no symptom except cosmetic disability. I understand your concern for the problem. You may consult eithe dermatologist or plastic surgeon. I generally give intradermal triamcinolone injection at the site at regular interval of months. I also advise combined gel of dimethicone and ascorbyltetraisopalmitate like OPEXA GEL to apply on the lesions twice a day for few months. And to take vitamin C,vitamin E and vitamin A for long time in proper dose. You take treatment under observation of expert doctor. I hope this would help you.


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