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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very individualized: The procedures you mentioned are very rare and pelvic instability is highly variable presentation. The best thing to do is to schedule a visit with an ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 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 47-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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Keloid: Steroid injections can sometimes help keloids. They are hypertrophic scars.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Wong
45 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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
21 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 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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