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A 22-year-old female asked:
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
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
A member asked:
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Keloid: A keloid is a thickened scar, what we term a "hypertrophic" scar, to which some people are prone when they get cut.
A 39-year-old female asked:
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Sorry....: We can find ice in 'Pluto'. But can't find the cause keloid........it is not beneficial to the health industry to find the cause of disease......it do ... Read More
25 years experience Psychiatry
Keloid: Excessive collagen growth in a scar (healing tissue).
A 33-year-old member asked:
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 39-year-old member asked:
46 years experience Dermatology
Difficult: Keloids can be removed but need very good after care because they have a high recurrence rate.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Hypertrophic scar: It is overactive tissue healing by forming more scar than normally required . It tends to be genetic
A 31-year-old member asked:
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
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:
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
A 20-year-old member asked:
19 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, aggressive scar formation is genetic...Although not absolute, the risk is increased.
A 37-year-old member asked:
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
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