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Scar and Scar Creams After 4 Months?
« on: February 22, 2012, 10:40:42 PM »
i am about 4 months post-op and happy to report my biggest "issue" today is my scar. of course, this is not a big issue but wondering a few things.

how visible was your scar at 4 months? mine has not changed very much since month 1.

and, are you using any scar creams with success after 4 months? i haved used merdena since month 1 and on the merdena package it says "use for 8 weeks on new scars and 3 to 4 months for exsiting scars". so i wonder if i should continue to use this anymore.
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Re: Scar and Scar Creams After 4 Months?
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2012, 01:54:55 AM »
My PT suggested using Vit E Oil. It felt good but not sure it made any real difference.

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Re: Scar and Scar Creams After 4 Months?
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2012, 02:05:34 AM »
I've been using bio oil since my wound fully healed. I'm not sure if it's working but the scar is nicely healed. It's still very red but I'm told that's not a bad thing.
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Re: Scar and Scar Creams After 4 Months?
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2012, 12:44:32 AM »
good question. My first hr was stapled. the scar is ugly. the second was has internal sutures. It is healing so nice and the scar is real light at 4 weeks.  I wonder if the type of sutures makes a difference or surgeon skill? 
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Re: Scar and Scar Creams After 4 Months?
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2012, 03:39:32 AM »
I am using Wan Hau Oil recommended by my acupunturist and my scar seems to be fading a bit.  I am only at 6 wks.  It's a pretty ugly scar - stapled and about 8" long.  I'm 5'6" and it really stands out.  I was teasing my 19 yr old son I was going to get a tattoo of a train with a few cars and a caboose on it.  maybe a train station too.  LOL 
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