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Burn Scar Treatment in Nipple

2 months ago my 2 year old poured a hot cup of tea over her left chest now that her nipple appears darker than other will it be alright is there any treatment for this?

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Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation after a burn is normal.

I would give it time before makeing a final judgement.  As long as there is no contour irregularities and it is just a color change, then I would be confident to say that there is a high likelihood that everything will return to normal with some time.  I would save your money and no two year old would tolerate any cosmetic treatment on their nipple.


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