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Are you scared? How to judge?

Scar constitution is very painful for beauty seekers, because the skin of "scar constitution" is very fragile, and even a small incision may form obvious scars. How to confirm whether one is really a scar constitution? In some cases, they can also lead to more serious problems. Fortunately, if you have troublesome scars, there are various physical dressings and medications you can try to help prevent scarring in advance. For less severe scars, try physics. If home remedies don't work, try over-the-counter treatments or discuss more aggressive options with your doctor. You can also prevent or reduce scarring with proper wound care. This article will show you how to check whether you have a scarring constitution and how to avoid scarring.


What are the characteristics of scars?

The proportion of people with scar constitution is very small in the population. It is manifested that after the wound heals, the surface scar continuously increases, which not only affects the appearance, but also local pain, redness, and itching, and scar contraction also affects functional movement. The physical appearance of scars is spontaneous formation, and the predilection sites are mostly the front chest and scapula. The surface scars are continuously enlarged, red in color, hard in texture, faded under pressure, and protruded from the normal skin surface. The incidence rate of females is higher than that of males.

How can I tell if I have a scar?

At present, there is no absolute scientific basis for the diagnosis in the medical field, and it can only be judged by the doctor's observation and understanding of the scar. The following are some of the more commonly used judgment basis, that is to say, if you have won a lot of the following conditions, you should be more careful at ordinary times!

1. Whether there is a scar constitution in the family because the clinical investigation shows that the scar constitution has a certain genetic tendency.

2. Whether the skin color is darker and the skin secretion is very strong.

3. Whether the cause of the scar is unclear or the injury is very minor.

4. Whether the scars appear in the upper and middle parts of the front chest, shoulders, upper arms, and ear areas.

5. Whether the scar is obviously nodular, egg-shaped, or tumor-like growth higher than the skin, and the shape is flat but grows in an infiltrating manner to the surrounding skin.

6. Whether the development of scars is abnormally rapid and accompanied by unbearable itching symptoms.


How to avoid scarring?

①Scar constitution should be applied with a sterile functional dressing after initial disinfection of the wound. If the wound is only a scratch on the epidermis, you can choose Longterm Medical Hydrocolloid Dressing, which can provide a good space for the wound to be sealed with a slight acid and help the wound heal. At the same time, it can also prevent the invasion of foreign microorganisms, prevent wound infection, and also has a waterproof effect, which is also very important for scar constitution to prevent wound infection.

②You can try to apply Longterm Medical Silicone Scar Dressing on fresh or old scars, it can not only soften the scars but also reduce the appearance of old scars. For best results, cover the scar with silicone or a silicone sheet daily for 8-24 hours over a period of several months.

③To prevent scar formation, vitamin E ointment can also be applied to the scar at the scar. Evidence is mixed on whether vitamin E can improve the appearance of scars. Some studies suggest it may help, while others suggest it may cause irritation and do more harm than good. Talk to your doctor about the proper use of vitamin E ointment and follow the directions on the package carefully. Start by applying a very thin layer of vitamin E ointment on the scar and gradually increase the amount if there are no adverse effects. Use only the amount recommended on the product label or by your doctor. Stop using this cream if you experience side effects such as skin irritation, itching, burning, blistering, redness, or rash. If you decide to try vitamin E oil or ointment, do a patch test first. Apply a small amount of the ointment to a hidden area, such as the back of the knee or behind the ear, and wait 24-48 hours to see if you have a reaction.

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Editor: kiki Jia

Date: September 21, 2022