My old scar seems to be changing?
i have a 15-year-old appendix scar. my scar has always dipped in a bit, its a few inches and horozontal to the side, but the line isnt stright it goes along, down a bit and along again. it seems to be going in more like a dint as if there is a gap in the muscle underneath? I have not put on a lot of weight. other than growing from a 7-year-old to a 22-year-old. it now makes me look like I have a roll of fat from one size where the other side is flat so much so that trying on a fitted dress at the weekend, the didnt could be seen and felt through the dress. is this going to continue to get worse? is it weakening? I know you can get hernia's on scar lines and that's scaring me too. is it something I need to get checked out?
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replied May 14th, 2011
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

From the description provided it seems that the scar tissue might be undergoing contraction or there is a loss of the underlying supporting tissue for the scar.

This cannot be confirmed online.

Hence you will benefit by consulting your doctor for a examination and proper assessment of the scar tissue.


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