Keep stitched wound moist or dry? What would be best option to reduce scaring?
8 months ago
I recently cut my finger and had to get 5 stitches on it. My doctor advised me to keep it dry and uncovered when I'm in my house after 48 hours but I also heard that wounds heal better if they are covered and moist with Vaseline. And frankly i feel uncomfortable having it uncovered. What would be best option to reduce scaring?
Doctor Answers 1
Plato's Scar Serum after a wound has healed
Local wound care followed by topical application of Plato's Scar Serum twice daily to help smooth your scars.
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