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A 23-year-old female asked:

I have dernatofibroma. can i use keloids-cream (consist of corticosteroids), in my bumps to flatten it?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Plastic Surgery 56 years experience
No: It won't work.
Dr. Joseph Mele
Plastic Surgery 32 years experience
Nope: It never hurts to ask; however, dermatofibromas are not the same as keloids. See a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon and follow their advice. The internet is no substitute for an in person consultation. If you don't like the treatment plan, you can always get a second in person consultation from a trained professional.

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Last updated Feb 27, 2013

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