Scars on the skin

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There’s many cuts you can get on your skin scars however a scar can be a fine line or a pitted hole on the skin, or an abnormal overgrowth of tissue. If its a small scar like a line it will fade in a few days with plasters and antiseptic cream. But were the scar is it will stay there on the skin and it will leave a visible line that you can see.

These are scars made on her legs from surgery when there healed it will just leave a fine scar mark on your skin. Fine-line scars are common following a wound or after surgery. They are not usually painful, but they may be itchy for a few months. A keloid scar is an overgrowth of tissue that happens when too much collagen is produced at the site of a wound. The scar keeps growing, even after the wound has healed. Keloid scars are raised above the skin and can be pink, red, the same colour or darker than surrounding skin. They’re often itchy or painful, and can restrict movement if they’re tight and near a joint.

Scar contractures are often caused by burns. They happen when the skin “shrinks”, leading to tightness and a restriction in movement. Both of these kinds of scars are more common in younger and dark-skinned people. Some scars can have a sunken or pitted appearance. This kind of scarring occurs when underlying structures supporting the skin (for example, fat or muscle) are lost.