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madisonmenece
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PostSubject: Minimise Scar   Minimise Scar EmptyMon Dec 03, 2012 8:15 pm

I was just wondering if anyone could recommend any suitable oils or creams to help reduce the scaring.

Arya had to get stitches last week after getting a bite in daycare, she jumped on one of the older dogs while he/she was a sleep and got a telling off. it is very minor at the back of the ear where her ear joins the head, its an L shaped wound 1/1.5 cm each way.

when the wound heals I want make minimize scaring if there is some.

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Female Join date : 2012-07-07
Location : Houston, TX

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PostSubject: Re: Minimise Scar   Minimise Scar EmptyTue Dec 04, 2012 2:02 pm

Vitamin E is a good oil to use. You can get it anywhere in the pill section at your local grocery. I believe it comes in a lotion form as well. It's also good to use on chapped paws or chaffed skin.

I have a scar on my forehead and my parents used this stuff to keep it from showing! It worked great.

It's safe to use on your pup. Smile
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Location : Santa Cruz, California

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PostSubject: Re: Minimise Scar   Minimise Scar EmptyTue Dec 04, 2012 7:04 pm

Vitamin E as mentioned by Jackie, and/or aloe vera gel, without the green dye. Both will soothe and help minimize scaring. You can use both on top of the stitches as well, as they also aid in the healing process.
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