How would I treat a Seroma that has turned into scar tissue on my abdomen? (photo)
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How can a seroma scar be treated?
The hard scar around the seroma is inevitable.
It will take a long time to subside.
I have found in my practice that injection of local anesthesia alone - or with a minuscule amount of steroid - hasten the softening of these hard scars - but no more than 3 injections of very dilute steroid 6 weeks apart or the skin itself can thin.
Ask your surgeon if this treatment might be appropriate for you. Best wishes.
Earl Stephenson, Jr, M.D., DDS, FACS
Seromas should be drained until no further accumulation has occurred.
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