Is it possible to feel pain on a 6 year old scar?

Injury six years old on back of head, recently the scar has been very uncomfortable to touch and lay on

Doctor Answers 1

Keloid scar on the scalp

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Inflamed scars can be painful. I would suggest seeing a plastic surgeon to evaluate whether you have a keloid scar. 


Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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