Hypertrophic scar

What is Hypertrophic scar?

Hypertrophic scar is a condition characterized by deposits of excessive amounts of collagen fibers in the skin which gives rise to a raised scar.

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I woke up with a small hard bump on my upper right side of my forehead by my hairline. Whenever I touch it it hurts, but it is not set on my bone...

doctor1 MD

Hi,

*Here is what the bump on forehead can be,
1) hypertrophic scar ( high reactive skin changes when it heals it makes more cells then needed and...

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I had what I thought was a pimple on the upper part of my lip so I popped it now there is a firm knot there and it will not go away.. what could...

doctor1 MD

Hi!,
Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum,
Probably you have a just a hypertrophic scar following a pimple or its a sebaceous cyst.Just it give it some...

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Hi, to all doctors. I am a 17 year old teen bodybuilder and I have this 1cm keloid/hypertrophic looking thing on the right side of my abdomin. It s...

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OKay, so what does this look like to you?

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I have a Old accident clot in may hand. It happened in 2011 after wound has been healed a skin clot has been generated. Even over the time it has...

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Do you think this is basal cell carcinoma? white indented scar-like spot with partial blistering around border. It itches as well!

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