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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donn Hickman
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Small ear keloid: A small keloid can be very effectively reduced with a dilute injection of appropriate steroid. It would be a first choice, unless a prior injection wa ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
Yes: If it is small, you can use compression earrings which are clip-ons with a large surface area that exceeds the diameter of the keloid. Try to get the ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
OTC Keloid TX?: NONE! See a surgeon to evaluate..
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 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
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Colen
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Multiple options: Treatment depends upon the exact nature of the scar, its location and what prior treatments have been tried. Options may be as simple as injections of ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Keloids.: Two options here. One would be steroid injections into the keloids, hoping they shrink over the long term. This is not always effective. Second, th ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
36 years experience Pediatrics
See Your Doctor: Keloids are caused by benign overgrowth of tissue of the skin following injuries eg. cuts, surgical scars, & more. Occurs more commonly in darker- ... Read More
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
No permanent cure: Good treatents are available but unfortunately there isn't a permanent cure for keloids. They are a result of abnormal scar healing caused by trauma o ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: There are many different ways to treat keloids. The best treatment depends on you, your keloid, how big it is and where it is located. Seek a board ce ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Million $ question: The answer to this question has eluded investigators for hundreds of years. Keloids are an excessive and uncontrolled healing response to injury that ... Read More

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