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Cut my Wrist 2 Months Ago With Little Bleeding: Now its flat a discolored scar, will this ever fade away?

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Scar discoloration and scar revision

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Red color usually fades. If the color is brown, as in post-inflammatory hyperpigmenation, bleaching cream should be applied. Silicone gel may help. Surgical treatment include re-excision with a cosmetic, pllastic closure of the scar as well as laser resurfacing. 

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