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hi, not sure if this is the right forum, if not maybe point me in the right direction? this problem has been bothering me for a while. i had an excision of a dermatofibroma done from my forehead back in november 2009. the scar itself healed nicely enough, a small horizontal cut across my forehead. but the area around it, about the size of a thumb's nail, refuses to return to normal. for the first 4 weeks or so the skin was red and inflamed, with little white flakes of skin coming off. since then, now 9 months post-surgery, the area is still very reddish-pink and a little scaly. i've never heard of or seen redness last this long after a surgery - is it possible that it's permanent? a dermatologist prescribed desonide steroid cream, but said to avoid longterm use because of potential side effects. i used it and it had great effect, seeming to return the skin to normal, but unfortunately only temporarily. when i stopped using the cream the red color returned. the doctor said it might be lingering blood vessels, and that it might help to have laser therapy like v beam. are there any other options, like SAFE (non-steroidal) topical creams, etc, that might help to finally clear this redness?
I hope you were able to find something was helpful I know its been a while, I know a few creams and gels that will definitly help with the redness though
Kelo-cote: helps flatten, soften, smooth, and reduce all types of scars. It also helps reduce the color of the scar and eliminate erythema (redness surrounding the wound). Click here>>http://bit.ly/cWajKY
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