Is this a burn scar? Is there treatment? (photos)
Doctor Answers 3
Improving darkening after a chemical peel with Melapads
Discoloration after a strong chemical peel can be reversed with Melarase AM and Melarase PM followed by Melapads daily.
Should improve with time
It is very unlikely that this spot will scar as it appears to be a superficial skin irritation. It should improve with time and completely resolve within a couple months. Continue your skin care regimen and make sure to avoid sun exposure to the area, as the sunlight could darken the irritated skin. If the spot is itchy or scaly, you can try over the counter hydrocortisone 1%. Give it a couple months though before seeing a dermatologist. You do not want to do any unnecessary treatment on this if you do not have to. Hang in there!
Glycolic acid peels
it is not possible to see what you are talking about from these photos., but it is very rare to get a scar from glycolic acid as it is very mild. Perhaps it is hyperpigmentation instead of a scar and you should see a board certified dermatologist
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