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Will Silicone Gel Help Get Rid of Adult Circumcision Scar?

I had a circumcision when I was 18. I'm now 23 and I still have some visible scarring of stitches. I was wondering, will a silicone-based gel will help get rid of these scars?

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Silicone gel for scars

Unfortunately, the answer is no. For scars, the best option is to treat them early on. Your scar is now 5 years old and are not likely to improve. Given the location, it is not advisable to try a resurfacing procedure. The best option may be to ask the urologist who performed the circumcision for some advice.


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