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How can I minimize a scar?

I have a bad scar on my arm from a car wreck and it is very red and ugly. I have very fair skin, so it will most likely not fade much on it's own (I have other scars that have not faded, but they are not as prominent as this one). Any ideas on how to minimize it? I have tried a cocoa butter w/ vitamin E lotion already.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:47 PM on Oct. 12, 2008 in Health

Answers (3)
  • TRY USING MEDERMA, IT IS EXPENSIVE BUT IT WORKS.
    older

    Answer by older at 5:10 PM on Oct. 12, 2008

  • BioOil is GREAT!
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 8:48 PM on Oct. 12, 2008

  • My plastic surgeon recommended mederma. Also keeping the area out of the sun. Since you are concerned, perhaps you could consult a dermatologist? I had a raised scar after surgery and my doctor said to massage it with lotion a few times a day. But a dermatologist would be a good idea.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 9:51 PM on Oct. 12, 2008

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