A member asked:

I had laparoscopic surgery through my belly button 7 years ago. the scar is red, angry, painful and slowly growing. can anything be done?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda answered

Specializes in General Surgery

Sounds like: Keloid or at least hypertrophic scar. Excision, steroid injection, topical radiation are alternatives. Consult with your surgeon or a dermatologist for specific recommendation.

Answered 6/21/2018

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