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what does a keloid look like

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Tuma
Dr. Gary Tuma answered
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scars: The simple difference is hypertrophic scar is thickened raised scar within the boundary of the scar. Keloid by definition is thickened raised scar gr ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Genter
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Dermatofibtoma: If there were no incisions or punctures at the locations of these bumps, they are likely to be dermatofibromas. These lesions are benign but have many ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Careaga
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Technically keloid is a benign tumor of scar tissue. Blisters are fluid filled structures that form on the skin in response burns, friction or other ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel McGee
15 years experience Family Medicine
Swelling: Hematomas often look like a discrete buldge or swelling with a boarder ranging in size. It may have a blueish discoloration and may be warm to touch. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
See sample picture: It is usually a ring-shaped lesion with serpentine borders and mild, flaky scales. Topical lamisil, lotrimin, or tinactin (tolnaftate) are available o ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Handler
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sunspot: Solar lentils or sunspots are usually light brown, round, regular shaped and flat. They can be found on sun-exposed areas in middle-aged to older peo ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Here's a great: Diagram: http://www.Bing.Com/images/search?Q=diagram+pimple&qpvt=diagram+pimple&form=igre#view=detail&id=32ff6da58f7694790ebf62e78d69411cda7882a8&sel ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Chlamydia does not produce a lesion which can be seen without a microscope. What you are referring to is most likely genital warts, which could have t ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: External hemorrhoids are swollen tissue around the anus pink or red and soft but twender to touch. If it thomboses or clots, pain is increased and it ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Not usual site: If wart grows in nasal cavity , will like just any mucosal warts , as in mouth etc , usually biopsy will be done to rule out malignant lesions.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Wart: A verruca is a wart; an irregular growth on the skin.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Genter
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Shallow skin crater : A skin ulcer in an opening in the skin that shows exposed tissue. Although they are generally round, the can be linear as well.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Protrusion from anus: An external hemorrhoid will present as a purplish protrusion from the anus. It may be very painful. It can be the size of one's tumb or smaller. Us ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
As it heals: it should look less red, or less pus, or smaller size of bump.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Dedo
51 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depressed: The scar will be low in the abdomen above the pubis, much like a c-section scar. Most likely it will be depressed. Occasionally it may be a thin line ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Unpleasant: Easy to find pictures of fleas on the internet. Hard to describe in words. There are excellent products for flea treatment if a member of your famil ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Typically like moles: Polyps can occur anywhere in the colon. Polyps vary in size and shape from flat, pancake-like lesions or on stalks like mushrooms. The polyps may be m ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Cohen
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Usually: Dark, multiple colors (variegated) often raised with irregular borders can occur in a congenital mole you need to see a doctor as there are severa ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Just look up: a picture on the internet
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
Depends : On the type of spider, and ther are only 4 genera of spiders in the us that are dangerous to humans but generally, there may be 1 or 2 small puncture ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you are asking: This question about your own piercing - then you need medical eval asap.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Soft and rounded: It would be a rubbery soft, rounded lump under the skin. They often feel like they move around underneath the skin too.
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