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Which cream / ointment can cure the marks of stitches on the chin ?

how to remove the mark or spot which remains after being stitched at chin?
Tue, 27 Dec 2011
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Hi,thanks for query.Normally depending upon the suture material used the scar will be visible.The face is highly vascular area so wounds heal very good.Still if you are very much concerned you take help of a skin specialist.buy.
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