skin-hair-icon
17 year old burn scar
Burn scar caused due to boiling milk.The scar is 17 year old.Can this scar be removed completely.The scar is present on my shoulder area.Can the scar be removed completely?THe scar has attained the colour of the skin but still looks awefull.Please help me.Please
168 Views v

Answers (1)

Like the answers? Chat privately for 24 hours with the doctor of your choice

doctor profile image
Dr. Rasya Dixit
Dermatologist 13 yrs exp Bangalore

Free 3 day follow up

Chat Now

₹500 for 24 hrs

Hi Post burn scar may be a hypertrophic scar. This means the full thickness of skin was involved in the burn which made the scar very deep.  If your scar now only has a colour change then one option would be to try laser skin rejuvenation with a combination of fractional laser and q yag Laser. However multiple sessions may be required and only partial improvement may be seen. Please contact a dermatologist who offers these treatments. They can examine you and prescribe the appropriate skin care products and treatments Best regards DR Rasya Dixit
Answered
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO
Disclaimer : The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.