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Age 34, Got an Insect Bite a Year Ago, Bite Got Infected and Left a Dark Mark?

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Scar

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Infected bite marks can leave darker scars. You should give this scar plenty of time to fade and mature


New York Plastic Surgeon
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Dark Scar Treatment from Insect Bite

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Hi Jane.  Without a photo it is impossible to say what we would recommend, but a couple options include hydroquinone bleaching creams or products and q-switched laser treatments.  

Harold J. Kaplan, MD
Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
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