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Keloid on butt

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Marek
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Small Keloid: A small Keloid or even Hyper trophic scar can be improved with steroid injections, silicone sheeting, pressure, and sometimes excision of the scar. E... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Keloid: Excessive collagen growth in a scar (healing tissue).
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 47 years experience
Difficult: Keloids can be removed but need very good after care because they have a high recurrence rate.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Archibald Miller
Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Scar tissue: Adhesions are seen in abdominal surgery. They are usually the result of trauma surgery where bleeding and damages occur to bowel surfaces. It is relat... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
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
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Yes, aggressive scar formation is genetic...Although not absolute, the risk is increased.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 25 years experience
Keloid: There are several treatments for keloids ranging from injections to excision to radiation therapy. Have your scar evaluated by a board certified surge... Read More
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
No: Since keloids represent the deposit of an abnormal amount of scar tissue in a would one requires an agent to minimize scar formation which is usually ... Read More
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