A 35-year-old female asked:
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what's a home remedies for a keloid on the ear?

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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Stepwise to keloids: The approach to keloids is nearly the same no matter where they occur: pressure, silicone sheeting, steroid injections, posssible 5 fu injections, possible intralesional excision, possible radiation therapy as well emerging or investigational immunotherapy treatments.
Answered on Feb 16, 2014

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