For most people, tattoo removal scar is cosmetic. Most people don’t think about it or have any idea what it looks like, as they’re not expecting to see it.
When it comes to skin removal scars, scarring is cosmetic; we just try to avoid them.
But for some people, scarring can become permanent and cause health concerns – or worse, worse and more serious problems.
Why is scarring a problem?
In extreme cases, scarring can interfere with your ability to do daily activities, like being the person who stays in the house, or for some other important function.
What can I do about it?
If you’re a victim of tattoo scars (whether it’s because they were taken or they’re not), here are a few things you can do to avoid scarring.
What should happen when I get a scar?
The first step is usually self-diagnosis. You’ll be asked if scars or other cosmetic problems might be causing your problems, and if so, what they are.
If the problem is not cosmetic it may be a skin condition, so your skin doctor will examine you to rule out any issues that may be causing it.
If you’re having skin problems that are causing scars, you may only need to get them examined as part of a larger exam to rule out other issues.
How can scar removal scars be treated?
If you’re having a scar problem, getting it removed can be a long and painful process which may include:
Stitches – you may need to have stitches taken out
Radiation – the treatment can cause side effects
The surgery procedure is called a flap/fiber or laser operation.
The doctor will usually place your scar or scars under a flap of skin tissue to help break them up into smaller patches.
Tissue removal may cause the skin to become very irritated to your skin or cause swelling and pain. Some of these may be permanent.
How long does scar removal scar last?
In most cases, scarring will last for about five years. It’s not necessarily permanent but it can cause some problems like irritability and mood swings, as well as scarring.
How can I tell the difference between a self-inflicted scar and a tattoo removal scar?
For most people, self-inflicted scars and tattoo removal scars are not different.
However, you may encounter