Open heart surgery incision (closed with glue)

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Sadie1
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Date Joined Jul 2008
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   Posted 8/6/2008 11:02 AM (GMT -7)   
My incision was called a cosmetic incision and closed with glue.  My question, which I forgot to asked the surgeon was when healed like it is now, can I put Vit. E or something else to help the scab which I'm told is just glue come off naturally.  I don't want to make the scar worse.  It looks like it is going to be very light and fairly unnoticeable.

DREAMGIRL
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Date Joined Jan 2006
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   Posted 8/6/2008 4:48 PM (GMT -7)   
:-)  wow , glue, i can't answer your question, just wanted to tap in and say good luck, and let us know how that glue does for you

GreenT603a7
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   Posted 8/20/2008 5:50 PM (GMT -7)   
Yes you can put vitimin E on it. Or Merderma, or Aloe or something like that. I did all of those and my scar is still a little noticable. Apparently it is not that noticable to other people. My scar was only supposed to be 3 inches long and it is more like 6.
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