I have this mark after dermititis after a tummy tuck would it fo away eventually? (photo)

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i would like to know more ,after tummy tuck how many days later did this appear,immediately,after few days,after 1 month?This is not a common occurence.

Mark after tummy tuck

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if the inciting factor was dermatitis then yes probably it will go away. it is called postinflammatory hyperpigmentation . it could take 2 years however

Jonathan Saunders, MD
Newark Plastic Surgeon

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