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A 28-year-old female asked:

had stitches last year due to salivery gland removal.at both the corners of stitches some keloid type thing is getting developed.how to get rid of it?

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Dr. Stephen Metzinger
Plastic Surgery 38 years experience
Keloid scar: You may benefit from steroid intralesional injection. Massage, silicone get and laser therapy may also be helpful. Please consult with a board certified plastic surgeon to find out more.
Dr. Curtis Wong
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Scar revisions: In order to comment, a photo or exam is needed to determine where the scar is and see if plastic surgery is even feasible. You should see a local plastic surgeon or dermatologist to review your concerns.

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