Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: lauren | 2011/07/24

Q.

scar

i have a 5yr old son and he has a scar on his face where a dog scratched him. Our GP suggested that I buy dermastine with vitamin A, but the pharmacist didnt know which one to give as there are two. The scar is there since Jan this year.please advise me on this as I really need to get rid of the scar, I''ve used bio oil as well

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Bio-oil is usually effective at healing scars. It is possible that your son has the tendency to scar more than usual which is known as keloid.It would be best to ask a plastic surgeon for an opinion as you would not want your son to start going to school with a scar on his face which other children will notice.

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