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    I very stupidly poured boiling sauce over my arm a month ago. The wound is healed now but I've got this huge scar in the middle of my arm - it's not nice Is there any way I can get rid of it apart from laser surgery? Or is it going to be there for the rest of my life :eek:
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    vitamin E cream and also if you can get it, 200% aloe vera gel from a place called higher nature. I had loads of burn scars from work which have all gone pretty much
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    You can get scar reduction plasters as well, I'm not sure what they're called but I'm sure someone can tell you. They should work quite well if it's fresh.
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    You can get scar reduction plasters as well, I'm not sure what they're called but I'm sure someone can tell you. They should work quite well if it's fresh.
    Um, Scar Reduction Plasters. They're by Elastoplast.
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    try bio-oil
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    (Original post by Juno)
    Um, Scar Reduction Plasters. They're by Elastoplast.
    yeah, they work well
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    arnica gel can reduce redness
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    The scar should fade over time but the gels, creams, plaster etc. which have been mentioned may help to speed up the process
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    (Original post by viviki)
    arnica gel can reduce redness
    arnica gel is more for bruises though... xoxo
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    Bio oil is meant to work really well, on scars up to 20 years old, but it says it's more effective the sooner you use it. Why don't you try bio oil and scar reducing plasters?
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    As its only a month old Bio Oil may work, however iv been using it (for months and months) on this small scar (burn) i got a few yrs ago, and it hasnt worked at all!
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    (Original post by tammy_girl)
    arnica gel is more for bruises though... xoxo
    it will reduce red scarring though quite significantly. My mum had an allergy to something and the reaction scarred. She used my arnica and its now gone, it was there for 6 months because she used the arnica.
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    Coco butter for scars. Helps them to fade/disappear =0)
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    I may aswell add my problem to this thread.
    I have a horrible scar from an operation I had when i was a baby on my heart. I am now 15 so it is 15 years old and is still there. It is very big and obvious. is there anyway (including things like laser surgery) that could get rid of it or reduce it? thanks
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    my sister managed to stab me in the arm with an iron. cue badly blistered burnt blackened skin and me running round the room screaming. now it's not even like a proper scar, the skin is just slightly darker than that around it. i can notice it, because i know it's there, but other people would just see it as a discolouration. it did take a little while to go away and fade though. i'd advise not picking at it, using lots of moisturiser and eating healthily so the skin has enough nutrients to heal.
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    E45 is all I remember them putting on my back, right arm and hand when I was unlucky enough to suffer second and third degree scalds/burns whilst in Germany. Now it's all pretty much gone with the exception of a scar on my back which really isn't that noticeable.

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