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A scar that's bothersome and unsightly because it's raised above the skin and looks like a lump due to too much collagen being produced during the healing process of a wound. It feels itchy and sometimes painful, too. It may take several years for them to flatten and fade, but until then they're a real pain and you're going to spend a bit of money on silicone sheets and scar gel to remove them. On the bright side, at least it's not a keloid.
"I have a few hypertrophic scars on my neck that have gotten me kicked out of my girlfriend's house because her parents thought they were hickeys."
by Dead Cardboard Box September 07, 2016
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