my daughter fell off the steps yesturday

Brandie - posted on 10/15/2009 ( 5 moms have responded )

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her face is scrapped real bad and she is a dark shin female so i want to no what can i do to ensure that it heals properly

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Christine - posted on 10/15/2009

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Up to the age of 12 I was a darker skin little girl and what my mother applied to my cuts and scrapes was aloe from a plant. I think without it w ould have had plenty of scars to show for my childhood.

Monique - posted on 10/15/2009

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Start to apply cocoa butter to it a few time a day! Also, the pharmacy can recommend something for her. Good Luck!

Megan - posted on 10/15/2009

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I do not know that I have a great answer for you, but I have a daughter who is bi-racial and she had some mosquito bites over the summer that turned into scabs from her itching them and she is left with pinkish white circles on her arms. I wondered if they would ever return to her normal skin color of if they would always be that color. The only advice I can give to you is to apply some neosporin to the scrapes and make sure they stay clean. I hope she heals well and quickly!

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When my little girl got a nasty wack on the head,t he Dr. told me to keep neosporin on it every day, and if she went out in the sun, to put sun-screen on it. If it gets sun-exposure the scar tissue will stand out more. Good luck!

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