A 18-year-old female asked:
is there an otc treatment/cream for keloids on ear piercings? also will sea salt soaks help it go down? or is my only option a steroid injection??
1 doctor answer
Dr. Todd Sisto answered
36 years experience Breast Surgery
Yes: If it is small, you can use compression earrings which are clip-ons with a large surface area that exceeds the diameter of the keloid. Try to get the king that have silicone surfaces in contact with the skin. These are avail. online & used to be marketed as Glori earrings. Better, combine this treatment with excision by a plastic surgeon.
Answered on Apr 24, 2015
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