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Can someone tell me how to get rid of a keloid scar on my cartilage?

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Dr. Steven Harris answered

Specializes in Plastic Surgery

True keloids overlap the original injury (piercing) and grow much larger over time. Surgery alone often results in a larger keloid, especially in people with a strong tendency to make them (they have many other keloids). If this is your only one, your surgeon can try excising it followed by radiation therapy to the area for a few treatments. In people with a mild tendency this can work nicely.

Answered Jun 29, 2014

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