How to Get Rid of Scar from Skin Ulcer?

I have a dark scar on my lower leg about 2x3 inches from a skin ulcer. Is there any way to get rid of it or at least reduce the appearance of it greatly?

Doctor Answers (1)

Tincture or time is probably your best option

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This is very difficult. It most likely represents venous stasis dermatitis or hemosiderosis. Due to the size of the area and the likely chronic fibrosis, this area would demonstrate poor healing in response to a surgical or even a non-surgical intervention. Time may be your best option to produce improvement with minimal morbidity and cost.


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