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I Have A Scar On My Knee

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    Rollerblading Was Not For Me...........

    Scarred both of my beautiful legs, at least it was a good adrenaline rush going down that hill.lol
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 19, 2011

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    2nd Grade

    Have a scar on my left knee that i got when I was in 2nd grade. We were out at the playground close to the end of the year. They, for reasons I never found out, separated the play ground equipment between the boys and girls at my school and did every year i was there. So, I was...
    HowAboutNoScott HowAboutNoScott 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 27, 2010

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    Lol, Sex..

    My boyfriend and I were getting it on in the bath [bad idea] and I was on top. We were both facing the faucet. But when I decided to spread my legs [they were both against the wall-- not comfortable], I sliced my knee open on the corner of the faucet. I didn't feel it, so we kept...
    xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx xXxAnonymousxWriterxXx 18-21, M Jun 25, 2011

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    Gravel Roads

    The scars on my knee are from a time when i was young and wanted to try a new fishing spot. I had this ten speed bicycle i had customized and nicknamed "The Widowmaker." My neighbor who was younger and i were going to a lake close by our house. This insane two wheeled...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 17, 2010

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    I Have A Scar On My Knee

    I have few but the most memorable one is the biggest. Its from when i was little and was just learning to ride my bike. Usually my sister is suppose to jus keep an eye one me but this day she took it a step further and surprized me.  There was this big sandhill that i was...
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F Nov 24, 2010

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    When I Was 3..

    As we were leaving Seaworld, I tripped on this jagged piece of asphalt and sliced my knee open bad. It required a good bit of stiches and I still have the scar today. They said it would be gone in 6 months but its been 13 years.
    Matt16 Matt16 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 9, 2010

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    I Fell

    I have a scar on my knee from a time I fell on my roller skates when I was about 7. I hadn't had them for long and was skating down the sidewalk when I hit a bump and fell right on my knee. It had gravel stuck in it and was really red and getting full of pus so my mom took me to...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 1 Response May 18, 2012

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    I Have Scars On Both Knees.

    Four years ago I had double knee replacement surgery done 6 weeks apart. The scars were hardly noticible after one year but then I had to have my right knee redone. Two weeks after surgery I was found to be infected and opened up again. Now I have a large scar as well as a...
    tomt88101 tomt88101 56-60, M 2 Responses May 27, 2010

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    Scar On Legs

    i found my legs so ugly with a huge scar in the middle on my legs, and happens to have lots of spider veins too, i feel so disgusting when looking at it, i had the scar when i was 12 yrs old, from that day i never wore short things in public,  i always cry when i saw girls...
    sillygirl2267 sillygirl2267 26-30, F Dec 28, 2011

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    Many.lol.

    Where to begin.... i'll start with with my most recent ones and go backwards.lol. my most recent ones (i was 14 i think) came from surgery on my left knee i have three small scars from that they had to remove a piece of scar tissue that had gotten wedged between some bones or...
    imXhereXbutXyouXdontXseeXme imXhereXbutXyouXdontXseeXme 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 28, 2010

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    Left With A Scar

    When I was a kid I was riding my bike down the hill. I fell off the bike and rolled down the hill. What a fall that was! Now I'm left with this permanent scar on my knee.
    keepdreaming keepdreaming 18-21, F Jan 12, 2010

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    Glass

    I was real littl maybe5years old.me and frends would lyi down at the top of a hill and roll to the bottom and then wen u try to stand up u get all dizzy n fall down again;)) good for laffs n funny walking...one time i got to the botom and a big peace of glass was stickin outa my...
    squirelbud squirelbud 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 18, 2012

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    Regarding My Last Knee Surgery

     throb throb throb throb throb throb throb i circled ten on every weightless paper scale crying dizzy awakeorasleepness burning BURNING make it go away go searing awaayy stop please stop so many nonsense dreams of wrong seashells, nowhere notyou, and searching...
    softandonly softandonly 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2010

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    Surgery

    6 scars (3 on each knee) 42 stitches in total each scar ranging for 1-1.5 inches from a double MPFL Reconstruction done 18months apart! (MPFL- Medial Patella Femoral Ligament Reconstruction)
    Amber9285 Amber9285 22-25, F Sep 14, 2013

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    From A Motorcycle

    you know the exhaust part.well when i was a kid trying to get on, i accidently touched it with my knee and I got burnt. So now I have a scar. You can barely tell though because it is very faded and its not keloidal.  
    reset reset 18-21, F Apr 26, 2010

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    Playing

    I remember I was very young. Maybe 8 or 9, anyway. There were pipe in the forest. We liked to walk on them, although they were covered with barbwire. My mother forbid me to walk on them. But I didn't listened and i still went. It was fun jumpinh and running on yhem. But this time...
    Kathry Kathry 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2011

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    A Big One On Each Knee

    I have one on each knee, one from playing basketball a couple years ago and one for falling on a sidewalk last year. They're each the size of a half dollar coin, bright pink and purple. One changes color though with my moods which is kinda neat. They don't bother me, they're...
    Smileandbehappy Smileandbehappy 16-17, F Jul 17, 2012

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    Stupid Blender Knives

    It's on my left knee. My cat had just made the blender fall down from the counter and it made tons of knives fall too so I bent down on my knees to grab everything, not realizing that there was the hand blender knife horizontally on the floor, ready to pierce my skin. So it...
    TideToGo TideToGo 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2010

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    Young And Bord

    there was a time that i was left to my owndevices  that was till my mother got me adog named prince,this dog was very friendly  and when there was no onehome,he paid spacial attention to me. there was a day that he came up to my bedroom and started to attack me ,just playing of...
    kinger11 kinger11 36-40, M Feb 13, 2011

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    So Many

    I have several scars on my body. On my knees in particular I have the small scars where they fixed my left knee cap thanks to so many years on my knees. Don't get the wrong idea I was playing a lot of volleyball and softball.  I have the scars from where my bone came through...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 9, 2010

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    Ok?

    yeah it's pretty common. i haz 2 on my knee, from falling on a fence when i was three. no stitches though!
    JapanNinja JapanNinja 13-15, F Jun 13, 2010

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    Scars & Souvenirs

    Eh… ja, about that. I kind of fell through a relitively large glass table when I was like, 12 years old or something. I was walking to the lounge to change the DSTV channel and somehow landed up tripping over the mat (or was it my feet?) and fell smash! boom! bam! I was down on...
    Floydess Floydess 18-21, F 14 Responses Mar 13, 2011

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    Actually

    <img height='470' src='http://image.shutterstock.com/display_pic_with_logo/265489/265489,1255793228,2/stock-vector-four-cartoon-zombie-heads-all-in-separate-layers-for-easy-editing-39039628.jpg' width='401' /> I have about 6 really, and 9 stitches in one. Part of being a boy...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 14, 2010

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    A Big Scar!

    wiped out my bike on a trail. i didnt see a log in the leaves and got flipped into the weeds. it was just my luck to land on a rock. i was wearin my helmit and gloves but no knee guards. now i wear em and elbow guards riding on the back trails. i dont even wana rember how much...
    Squirelbait Squirelbait 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 18, 2011

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    Left With A Scar

    I have a scar just above my right knee. I was cutting concrete with a big angle grinder with a masonry blade when it kicked back on me and left a gash down to the bone. I got 25 stitches in and around the wound.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 16, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I have scars on my upper thighs, from the times when I couldn't cut on my wrists. They're the stories nobody knows better than I do.
    AnonMily AnonMily 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Lets see... For the innocent ones, I've got a big patch on my right shin, an arrow shape on my left thigh, and a small one on my right ring finger. For the ones I did myself, I've...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Well my friend and I were hanging out one day and he rubbed against my knees . I tried to inform him that my jittery motions were just me getting the chills , but as he saw the...
    cordodo cordodo 16-17, F Jul 22

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    I got in a car wreck 2 years ago august 21st. This man ran a red light, and ran into our car. Our light had just turned green and I wasn't wearing a seat belt. Hit the wind shield...
    chase1990 chase1990 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I first started to self harm when I was 13. My parents went through a divorce. It was a rough time especially with an alcoholic father. I had stopped self harming when I turned 14...
    EveMarieJones EveMarieJones 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    DOES BRAIN DAMAGE COUNT AS A SCAR THOUGH?
    cihrroonniicc cihrroonniicc 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I have a scar on my lower back which reminds me to fall asleep in my own bed.
    theworkingdead theworkingdead 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I used to cut myself when I was younger. For me it was the only way to survive the day. It has been years since the last cut, but the scars Are still wisible. They are a daily...
    Kirsebaera Kirsebaera 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I really wanna cover my scars with tattoos. I'm a little ashamed of those parts of my past. I don't want people to see me as stupid or naive. They hold a painful past. I want to...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    Sunday Morning in a small village in Southern Germany. I was sitting outside on my great uncles patio. I decided I was going to help out my aunt so I started walking towards the...
    bigbacon12 bigbacon12 70+ Jul 19

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    They're there but I don't have regrets. You learn from everything. Once you've been to the bottom the top never felt so good.
    ashbomb132 ashbomb132 13-15, F Jul 16

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    when your parents notice cuts i moved to my fist. i beat myself till tears ran forth like the river of sorrow in my heart. the bruises you cover. start wearing a shirt to bed so...
    saint0928 saint0928 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Feeling like I want to cut so bad sitting hear scratching my arm start racking my brain all I want to do is cut iv been thinking about it non stop I'm going insane. the feeling of...
    Ripjr Ripjr 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    I'm so lonely. Yet it is for the best. The best of myself, and the people who force themselves to be around me due to pity. I spent the most part of my life being so scared, so...
    SilentJamie SilentJamie 18-21, M 5 Responses Jul 2

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    I have scars all over my legs, one on my back, chest, head, ribs, and thighs. They are all from surgeries. I don't like them at all. I want them covered at all times. They make me...
    HaleyP HaleyP 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was diagnosed only a few months ago after having mysterious "boils" for years and years. My main issue is the scarring. I have been happily married for 3 years and my husband has...
    breeze90 breeze90 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have scars all over my left arm, and some on my thighs, and i really just wish theyd dissapear. My friend and i made a deal, i had to quit cutting and she had to eat something...
    PoncePower PoncePower 13-15, F Jul 1

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    I also have scars all over my body from roaches eating me in my sleep for years. Upraised scars from the holes they had chewed in me
    Caitlinsmith1636 Caitlinsmith1636 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    I have scars all over both of my thighs. These scars are a dark pink color; not the less noticeable white lines. When I first cut myself I did not think that there was going to be...
    megan523 megan523 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I have scars all over both my arms and legs and I started cutting on my stomach an hips. I've been 4 months clean but the scars are still there to remind me of the habit that I...
    ashricard ashricard 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I have pulled strength from this site from a long time now, just reading peoples stories about hs and knowing that I'm not alone. My outbreaks have decreased a lot. I started when...
    AshamedAngel AshamedAngel 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I'm not gonna lie.. It bothers me. It doesn't quite scare me, but every time I think about it my stomach drops a little, I feel anxious. I'm young, but I never went through that...
    TheRisingPhoenix TheRisingPhoenix 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    On both of my thighs I have scars. Some are white and small and most are pink. I am going to the beach next week and I'm not sure what to do.
    Kaleymorgan Kaleymorgan 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I have scars on my left arm, you can see in the sun a lot but i try to hide them
    xJamix xJamix 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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