'My husband's scar is so sensitive we can't hug': Our expert reveals methods which help heal red and lumpy scars
Four years ago, my husband, Tony, 82, had triple heart surgery and his scar is now super sensitive. He has tried treatments including Bio-Oil and steroid strips.
Do you know anything worthwhile?
It would be lovely to give him a spontaneous hug without fear of hurting him.
Maggie Hendey, Isle of Wight.
The photograph you enclosed shows redness and swelling on your husband’s chest — an excessive response to the surgical incision four years ago.
Usually by this stage you’d expect the scar to be just a thin, white line.
There are two types of abnormal scarring — keloid and hypertrophic... read more
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