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How to deal with scars

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queerghost

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Does anyone have any tips to deal with scars? Mine are not very thick but they’re purple and I can feel my family and others stare at them and it makes me self conscious.
 
Fairy Lucretia

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you can get special creams to reduce the appearance of scars ,such as bio oil
mine are purple too and im self conscious when im out that people can see
i will have a look online for other ideas and post back later x Lu x
 
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queerghost

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you can get special creams to reduce the appearance of scars ,such as bio oil
mine are purple too and im self conscious when im out that people can see
i will have a look online for other ideas and post back later x Lu x
Thanks so much xx
 
TheSadnessWillLastForever

TheSadnessWillLastForever

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I found a cream specifically made to reduce scar appearence at a Walgreens, but also, with time they should fade from purple to white and be less noticeable I'm pretty sure
 
AntonySilva

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Scars can be filled with tattoos and with the help of tanning, for example, but in general, if they are not strong, you need to wait a while and they will pass at least a little
 
Tawny

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Bio oil is marketed at helping to fade scars, stretch marks etc. A friend had scars from an old surgery and used bio oil to fade it.

The box must say how soon after the wound, it can be used.
 
Desdemona

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Mederma is good, if you use it. Be careful with tanning, scar tissue burns easily.
Myself, I just got used to the idea that people are going to see them.
My friends and family don't even see them anymore, they're just a part of me and, over time, the big purple will fade to pink and then to white.
As someone said, you can get them covered with tattoos, but they're always going to be there.
Work on accepting them as they are.
I see mine as battle scars. Part of what kept me alive. So I bear them to the world and dare them to judge me for it.
I find if you stare back defiantly at someone who's blatantly staring at your scars, they'll be the ones to get embarrassed.
Good luck!
 
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