Extreme itching and redness on scars (Photo)
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It may be a slight fungal infection. You could try clotrimazole cream on the skin in these areas. This ointment should be over the counter.
Severely itching scars after breast lift revision
Thank you for asking about your breast lift revision scars.
- Your scars are itching because they are becoming hypertrophic - that is thick.
- This is common especially in the inner and outer edges of the long crease incision.
- First, cover the scars with silicone scar pads or tape. it will often stop them from growing, and this stops the itching.
- Next, see your surgeon - you may need steroid injections now or later to control these active scars.
Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Best wishes - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS
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