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What are the symptoms of keloids?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Keloids: Keloids can be considered to be "scars that don't know when to stop." a keloid, sometimes referred to as a keloid scar, is a tough heaped-up scar that rises quite abruptly above the rest of the skin. It usually has a smooth top and a pink or purple color. Keloids are irregularly shaped and tend to enlarge progressively. Unlike scars, keloids do not subside over time.

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I have a keloid. What should I do?

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Dr. Eric Khairalla
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Options include: Depending on the location , size, time duration etc...Options include steroid injection, silicone gel application, rexcision of scar and proper closure with steriod injection and finally radiation to scar.

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