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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Stepwise approach: Avoidance of injury, pressure, massage, silicone gel sheeting, steroid injections, 5-FU injections, surgery and/or radiation therapy are used in the m ... Read More
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Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Varies a lot...: Depending on the location and duration of the keloid, and whether it is a true keloid or hypertrophic scar. Treatments that have been effective alone ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Not really: Folks of African descent tend to form keloids more readily than other folks, but it's famously unpredictable. Why one individual gets them and another ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Keloids: Keloids can be considered to be "scars that don't know when to stop." a keloid, sometimes referred to as a keloid scar, is a tough heaped-up scar that ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Khairalla
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Options include: Depending on the location , size, time duration etc...Options include steroid injection, silicone gel application, rexcision of scar and proper closu ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Keloid: Steroid injections can sometimes help keloids. They are hypertrophic scars.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Wong
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
Carboxytherapy: I have seen keloids shrink and flatten with carboxytherapy. Other effective methods may include steroid injections, or surgery. The key is to stop t ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Improve, yes...: But get rid of, no (this applies to all scars.) true keloids can be very difficult to deal with. They are more common in people with darkly pigmented ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
22 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Chemo drug & Kenalog (triamcinolone): Certain ethnicities tend to get keloids. The main problem is an "over-production" of collagen at the site of the skin injury. Keloids tend to come bac ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
Keloid therapy: Keloids are abnormal scar formation beyond the area of injury. As for a "cure", very doubtful since there is a genetic predisposition to their occurre ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
56 years experience Plastic Surgery
I do not think so: In my opinion it does not reduce keloids.

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