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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Definition: By definition, a keloid is a scar that out grows the boundaries of the original injury. It is frequently elevated, hard, and may itch. A hypertr ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Why not get a temporary tattoo which you can alter as you like? Even if you escape keloids you can be sure that in 20 years you will regret getting a ... Read More
Dr. Mark Lubienski
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Possibly: Should discuss with dermatologist as you may be at higher risk for keloid type response to tattoo. There may be some medication that you could take o ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
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.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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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
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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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
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
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
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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 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
19 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, aggressive scar formation is genetic...Although not absolute, the risk is increased.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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