Hi, my son got a burn on his neck 2 months ago, and it was healing great, but because he is 2 years old, he won't let us touch it, sometimes i used to put an ointment on it while he was sleeping and still was hard to manage, there is a part that we couldn't peel it, my question is why a thick lump appears after month and a half, I am attaching some pictures, please help.
A Thick Lump Appears After a Burn on my Son's Neck? (photo)
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Scar removal on the neck that may be a keloid from a burn
This scar may represent hypertrophy and early keloid formation. I would begin immediate treatment with laser, IIT, and pressure.
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