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Best treatment for keloids?

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Dr. Joseph Mele
31 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Depends: There are many different ways to treat keloids. The best treatment depends on you, your keloid, how big it is and where it is located. Seek a board certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist for an educated opinion.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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