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My daughter had a cat scratch her cheek in January and the

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Hello, My daughter had a cat scratch her cheek in January and the scar has not completely gone away until now. Is there anything I can do to help it? Thank you!

Good afternoon, I am Dr Elliot. Thank you for your question

Are you able to send a photo of the scar?

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
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Thank you

You could try a small amount of Bio-Oil, this improves skin elasticity. However given your childs age, this is likely to improve on its own, a scar will take a total of 2 years to full form and heal

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Thank you

Not a problem, If in doubt, ask your GP and I am sure they will ask a dermatologist if it carries on

Please could you kindly rate my response, thank you

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