A 38-year-old member asked:
How can i get pain releif from scar tissue and keloids?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 44 years experience
Injection, surgery: Many keloids respond to injections of an anti-inflammatory like triamcinolone. Others can be surgically removed by a qualified dermatologic or plastic surgeon.
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Cosmetic Surgery 38 years experience
5FU/Ken10 injections: To treat keloids, we eliminate sources of inflammation (ingrown hairs, sutures, road rash etc) and excess vascular supply with nd-yag lasers; inject affected tissue with 5 flouro-uracil (used to treat cancers) and sometimes a bit of steroid, mixed with numbing medicine-every 4 to 8 weeks until they smooth out. In between, you apply a silicon creams or patches and massage gently to break them down.
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Last updated Oct 19, 2016
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