It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Cosmetic / Plastic Surgery Message Board

breast skin replacement??

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-16-2016, 07:41 PM   #1
Join Date: Sep 2016
Posts: 5
idontknow344 HB User
Exclamation breast skin replacement??

Hi everyone

I have a strange question.

I have a hormonal problem (PCOS) which has caused me to break out in acne and infected hair follicles on my body. I had a lot on both breasts which of course, I picked and now I have scars all over my breasts where the hair follicles are (so all over). I lost a lot of weight and the problem has lessened but now I am stuck with all these brown scars (I am fair skinned) all over.

I was considering a breast lift and I tried to ask this question at the surgery center but they want to charge me $170 for consultation.

Is it possible to replace breast skin with... grafting or something? Or is there anything that can be done specifically to hair follicle scars on breasts?

If not, what would be the best way to get rid of these scars?!

Thank you!

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 09-17-2016, 07:10 AM   #2
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: USA
Posts: 12,241
MSNik HB UserMSNik HB UserMSNik HB UserMSNik HB UserMSNik HB UserMSNik HB UserMSNik HB UserMSNik HB UserMSNik HB UserMSNik HB UserMSNik HB User
Re: breast skin replacement??

Any kind of skin graft will leave you with much more scarring than having acne scars. Visit a Cosmetic Spa or Laser center in your area. There are lasers which resurface skin and remove scarring. I had it done to my face years back and the lasers have actually gotten better since then.
The down time is minimal; and it only hurts for a short time when they are dong the procedure...but this removes the epidermis (outside layer of the skin) which in turn will allow new healthy skin to form. During the recovery you will be red, like a sunburn, but it wont stop you from going to work or school..

Lasering is your best option. No need for surgery which will cause much more scarring!
RRMS- dx 05

Closed Thread

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:27 PM.

2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!