I have a scar on my chest that developed after the acne went away. The scar gets really itchy and red at times, and is really uncomfortable. I've had to avoid wearing a lot of shirts and can only wear t-shirts to cover up the scar since it's on my upper chest. I really am so self-conscious about my scar and want to find some way of removing it permanently. If anyone can help I'd really appreciate it.
How to Get Rid of Acne Scar on Upper Chest?
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Treatment of a red scar on the chest - Keloid
This is an early chest keloid with redness and inflammation. I would begin with nonsurgical treatment:
- Selective IIT
- Pulsed Dye Scar Laser
- Pressure Treatment
Hypertropic acne scar on chest
Your scar could probably be improved significantly with a series of injections with cortisone to address the raised component as well as treatment with a vascular laser to address the redness. The cortisone injections should significantly reduce your symptoms of pain/itching.