TeenHelp
Support Forums Today's Posts

Get Advice Connect with TeenHelp Resources
HelpLINK Facebook     Twitter     Tumblr     Instagram    Hotlines    Safety Zone    Alternatives


You are not registered or have not logged in

Hello guest! (Not a guest? Log in above!)

As a guest on TeenHelp you are only able to use some of our site's features. By registering an account you will be able to enjoy unlimited access to our site, and will be able to:

  • Connect with thousands of teenagers worldwide by actively taking part in our Support Forums and Chat Room.
  • Find others with similar interests in our Social Groups.
  • Express yourself through our Blogs, Picture Albums and User Profiles.
  • And much much more!

Signing up is free, anonymous and will only take a few moments, so click here to register now!


Self Harm If you or someone you know is struggling with self harm and needs advice or alternatives, we're here to help.

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  (#1 (permalink)) Old
Member
Not a n00b
**
 
cant_hurry_love7's Avatar
 
Name: Andie
Age: 22
Gender: Gender Fluid
Location: PA

Posts: 58
Blog Entries: 1
Join Date: October 13th 2011

Do scars turn to Bumps over time? - November 10th 2011, 02:34 AM

Last night after seeing my grades, I bite myself again. It was pinker than usual.
The scars on it went almost completely away for no reason at all.
But, I've discovered bumps. First a tiny one were i bite, than one on my ankle and 2 on my arm.
Is this part of it?
   
  (#2 (permalink)) Old
Formerly Puppy-Sized Elephant
Senior TeenHelper
*******
 
ElsatheDepressionSlayer's Avatar
 
Name: Elsa
Age: 24
Gender: Female

Posts: 994
Join Date: July 19th 2011

Re: Do scars turn to Bumps over time? - November 10th 2011, 02:39 AM

Scars for deeper injuries can turn into bumps, for most scars, though, they end up flattening out (at least this has been my experience). Also, it probably varies from person to person.
Stay strong, and PM me if you ever need anything.
   
  (#3 (permalink)) Old
Tigerlily. Offline
Rawr
I can't get enough
*********
 
Tigerlily.'s Avatar
 
Name: Cheye
Age: 23
Gender: Female
Location: Nevada

Posts: 2,054
Blog Entries: 27
Join Date: August 22nd 2010

Re: Do scars turn to Bumps over time? - November 10th 2011, 04:52 AM

The bumps are likely the scar but what was there before isn't. A scar is a healed cut or wound. And seeing as it probably wasn't cut seeing as the mark went away fast, it's probably just because it was irritated from the bite last night, But to answer your questions some scars are raised like a bump but they aren't too far off the skin usually and others are flat or partially sunken in, it depends on depth as well as how wide the gap from one part of skin to another was. For example, the scars on my wrist are raised because there was hardly any gap because they were made with a thin razor blade but my friend has a scar under her eye from when she was bit by her dog as a kid and it's more obvious and a little lower than the skin because it was a big gap as well as it's on her face which grew as she did.


Resident old person, back from much needed, multiple year hiatus.


HelpLINK Mentor(1/28/11)Live Help Operator(5/28/11)Social Networking Team(2/9/12)Rape and Abuse Forum Moderator(2/11/12)Articles Team(7/17/12)Sex and Puberty Forum Moderator(7/28/12)Fashion and Style Forum Moderator(9/23/12)Chat Mod(10/13/12)Buddy(11/18/12)
  Send a message via MSN to Tigerlily. Send a message via Yahoo to Tigerlily. Send a message via Skype™ to Tigerlily. 
  (#4 (permalink)) Old
.:Bibliophile:. Offline
PM me anytime!

TeenHelp Veteran
*************
 
.:Bibliophile:.'s Avatar
 
Gender: Just me

Posts: 17,320
Blog Entries: 1796
Join Date: January 18th 2009

Re: Do scars turn to Bumps over time? - November 11th 2011, 12:18 AM

I believe that some injuries can heal and form bumps but others just heal flat. I believe that the term for this is keloid. I tend to heal both ways. Some of my injuries (not even depending on the depth of the wound) have healed raised and some of healed flatter.

If you are concerned about it maybe you can go to the nurse at your school and show her one of your healing wounds and ask her about it? It is important to remember that we are not medical professionals.

Anyway, I hope this helped in some way and if you ever need to chat feel free to pm me.


|Lead Moderator|Newsletter Officer|
   
Closed Thread

Bookmarks

Tags
bumps, scars, time, turn

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 On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




All material copyright 1998-2019, TeenHelp.
Terms | Legal | Privacy | Conduct | Complaints

Powered by vBulletin®.
Copyright ©2000-2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search engine optimization by vBSEO.
Theme developed in association with vBStyles.