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Keloids and pregnancy

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
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
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Gynecology 23 years experience
Depends: What approach release did you have? Pregnancy can possibly increase pressure on the nerve near the end. Vaginal delivery can possibly cause nerve i... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 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 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Keloid: Steroid injections can sometimes help keloids. They are hypertrophic scars.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Wong
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
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
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
Facial Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
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
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
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
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meenakshi Bhuvaneswar
Pediatrics 57 years experience
Stretching of skin: Itching in a keloid can be due to excessive stretching of the skin , especially when the keloid is growing and also due to the rubbing of a large ... Read More

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