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Scar tissue - how do you get rid of it?

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bozzy Tue 15-Feb-05 22:49:32

I have scar tissue on my breast which was caused when I got mastitis 18 months ago. It is a little lumpy - does anyone have any idea on how to reduce this scar tissue?

ediemay Tue 15-Feb-05 23:10:56

You might think I'm mad but the thing which has really helped me is honey! I've had a lot of operations and this has always helped to heal the scar tissue, I just rub a tiny bit in each day for a few weeks after each op. The scar will fade from pink to white after a few months. Others have good results from vitamin E cream or oil. Hope this helps.

HunkerMunker Tue 15-Feb-05 23:12:26

You can buy things like plasters that are meant to help with scar tissue. They're a gel kind of thing you stick on. Not sure what they're called, but you can get them in Boots. They're quite pricey though.

Branster Tue 15-Feb-05 23:40:33

Vit E oil (very sticky stuff but good) or Rosehip oil.

bozzy Wed 16-Feb-05 13:47:16

Thanks everyone!

Dyzzidi Wed 16-Feb-05 13:53:54

Palmers the people who do the cocoa butter stuff sell a serum which has really reduced my scars and is not to expensive at about £8

NameChangingMancMidlander Wed 16-Feb-05 14:18:41

I rate Aloe Vera too.

Juliehafrancis Wed 16-Feb-05 14:50:17

Try this it's brilliant!

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