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Old 01-28-2009, 12:53 PM
 
Location: Eden Prairie, MN
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I get shots in the past before,of course,but I never see a scab/scar! 1.So,is it possible to get a small scab/scar?

2.Do people get a scar after every single time their skin get damaged? For example,I had a scar at least 10 years ago,is it still there since it isn't noticeable anymore?!

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Old 01-28-2009, 12:57 PM
 
Location: Fredericksburg, Va
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It's possible, but not real likely!

Not all folks develope "visible" scars, but anytime the skin is damaged, it can be detected, if you're looking for it!
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Old 01-28-2009, 01:51 PM
 
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All about scars:

Scars: Causes, Types, Prevention and Treatment of Scarring on MedicineNet.com

I can only see my arm scars when I get some skin color. One is from a cat slash and is forever. Its not going anywhere...Life tattoo from my first cat attacking the neighbors dog...lol. It was almost to the bone though.
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Old 01-29-2009, 07:51 AM
 
Location: Seattle
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LOL Pitt, we have a few of the same cat scars (btw, your cat rocks for not going down easy with the dawg) ... but yeah, when I was in elementary school they gave you this monstrous vaccine that left an amazing war wound - me and my DH were in school during the same time frame (3 years apart) and he has the same war wound from his vaccine (over 30+ years ago). Mostly anything on my face peels off, no scar TG! Anything on legs, slow to heal but leaves some kinda shadow unless it breaks skin. Elbows/arms - leaves war wound. Hands - peels, no scar. Guess it depends.
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Old 01-29-2009, 08:05 AM
 
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I've still got a scar on my arm from one of my immunization shots I had as a child. Can't remember which one.

AND I also have hard tissue lumps in the subcutaneous tissue on my stomach from injections.
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