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How do u know when a keloid needs injection?

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Dr. Christopher Nicora
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Anytime: A keloid can be injected anytime. Depending on the size of the keloid it may be better to have it surgically removed.
Dr. Gary Lawson
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
Keloids: Keloids do not require injection. If your keloid is not aesthetically pleasing, you will need to have it excised. Some physicians inject steroids into the new scar. But no definitive benefit has been shown. Blacks and asians are prone to keloids. Consult a plastic surgeon.

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