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    11-16-2010, 12:18 AM
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Question Why wont they heal?

Comet got his legs all scratched up a few months ago. I wrapped and treated them often but he still has scabby type things. I tried picking some off but no blood. The hair won't grow back. The scabs are soft. What can I do to heal his legs and have the hair grow back?
     
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    11-16-2010, 12:21 AM
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Weanling
Sounds to me like they're just scars if there's no fresh bleeding. Throw some MTG on em! It grows hair back and conditions the skin
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    11-16-2010, 04:47 AM
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Originally Posted by sullylvr    
Sounds to me like they're just scars if there's no fresh bleeding. Throw some MTG on em! It grows hair back and conditions the skin
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If they are really scars (usually slightly raised and not as pliable as normal skin), nothing in the world will ever make hair grow back on them.
     
    11-16-2010, 07:25 AM
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Green Broke
I'd say stop picking them. The scabs will come off in time. The hair may come back. Depends on the severity of the wound.
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    11-16-2010, 05:26 PM
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I'm not sure that it would work since it's been so long, but pure vitamin e oil is great... helps the hair grow back, too.
Do you have a picture?
     
    11-16-2010, 06:13 PM
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No but I probably can get one!
     

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