A 36-year-old member asked:
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what happens if a person had keloids in past is it possible they will come back again?

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Keloids: Most keloids do not come back after they regress. whoever, occasionally, a keloid will regain momentum if there is additional injury to the scar.
Answered on Apr 16, 2015

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Dr. Daniel Careaga
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Bad idea!!: Keloids have a high tendency to come back. When you remove something by 'tying it off', the subsequent wound does not have clean, sharp edges so you ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
50 per cent: There is a 50 per cent recurrence rate. Pressure and monthly cortisone shots will decrease the recurrence rate to close to 0 as possilble.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
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See your Doctor: It may be a cyst or a growth or it could be a keloid. You should see your doctor and let him/her examine you and tell you as to what it could be and ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric O'Neill
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Any foreign material, such as a stud, is likely to make the keloid worse, not better.

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