Can I Remove My Hypertrophic Scar With Preparation H ?

I Got My Nose Pierced In July 2011 And Then 1 Month Later I Got A Hypertrophic Scar. They Said I Could Remove It With Tee Tree Oil But That Only Irritates My Skin. I Heard Preparation H Helps . . . ? Is It True Can Preparation H Help ?

Doctor Answers 2

Preparation H and scars

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Preparation as far as I know only works on hemorrhoids.  Scar treatment can vary from revision surgery, to topical agents or silicone sheeting, to name a few.

New York Plastic Surgeon
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I would not advise this....

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See a qualified surgeon to get proper advice. Using over the counter acid-containing products might make it worse.


Best Regards,

John Di Saia MD

John P. Di Saia, MD
Orange Plastic Surgeon

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