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A 39-year-old female asked:
41 years experience Gynecology
See your dr: An infection, hypertrophic scar, or other problem could exist. See your doctor. You can soak in the tub and take otc pain meds for now.
23 years experience Plastic Surgery
Maybe.: It is most likely hypertrophic scar tissue. They are much more common. A hypertrophic scar is typicall not painful, develops quickly and is confined w ... Read More
A female asked:
55 years experience Internal Medicine
A little: late for keloid but have it seen by dermatologist
A 28-year-old female asked:
A Verified Doctor answered
Keloid: See a plastic surgeon. Sometimes its treated with steroid injections and other times with surgery or both
A 38-year-old member asked:
42 years experience Psychiatry
Homeopathic?: For some, "homeopathic" means a wide variety of herbs, supplements, and salves that have nothing to do with homeopathy. Classical homeopathy is a dist ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
25 years experience Pediatrics
See below: There are many possible treatments for keloids which range from medicine injections into the site to surgery to freezing them to radiation to laser tr ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
33 years experience Family Medicine
Keloids: if you had success in the past with steroids and lasers then do that again. I would recommend a Board Certified Dermatologist.
A 24-year-old female asked:
14 years experience Internal Medicine
No: It is not advisable to get another piercing at the site of keloid or other normal area as it will aggravate the problem further.
A 34-year-old female asked:
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Needs to see doctor: Since your lesions are in the middle of the chest, shingles is unlikely since it involves only one side of the body. Keloid is not painful and thus y ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
26 years experience Ophthalmology
See doctor for eval: Sometimes kenalog (triamcinolone) injections are helpful for keloids. However, depending on how extensive it is , or how wide or large it is, it may n ... Read More
A member asked:
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Cellulitis: Need to make sure about possibility of cellulitis. You may need antibiotics for management.
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