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An_207744 posted:
I had a hysterectomy in january 3 months later my abdominal stretch marks are inflamed and painful. what can be done about this, if anything
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Susan Evans, MD responded:
Your first step is to have a evaluation by your physician.Once your physician confirms that there are no wound healing issues .Your next step is to focus on scar management(massage, vitamin E, cordran tape, or kenalog injections) .keep in mind that it takes up to 1 year for a scar to completely mature.


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