How to Reduce Cutting Scars from Self Harm?
- Asked 4 years ago
I have scars from cutting. Is there any recommended treatment? Its embarassing that I did it to myself and now I just want to feel normal.
Evaluation first for scar treatment
Trials ongoing for Erbium Resurfacing on cutting scars
Unfortunately, once a knife or instrument cuts the skin, the scars are permanent. Sometimes scar revisions can be performed to minimize the amount that are on the arm or other body part.
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