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Can Scar Tissue Burn?

I have a small burn scar on my face. It's not that noticable physically but there's a small burning sensation in it from time to time. It doesn't always feel this way. I was curious if it could be scar tissue that was causing the feeling? Or could it be caused by some underlying nerve damage that was caused by the burn?

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Painful or uncomfortable scar tissue

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Scar tissue can involve sensory nerves and cause you to have abnormal sensation.  If this is the case, I would recommend early intervention to treat the scar tissue. 

Web reference: http://surgery90210.com/cosmetic-dermatology/38/scar-revision.aspx

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