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How to remove scar tissue from nose piercing?

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Dr. David Sire
53 years experience in Dermatology
Usually injections: There are several ways to approach the removal of scar tissue in this area which depends on its location, size and type of scar. Usually injections with corticosteroids are a mainstay of treatment.
Answered on Oct 18, 2015

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Keloid: You may be more prone to abnormal scarring and i would not recommend repiercing the area. Those who don't study history are doomed to repeat it.
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Silicone sheet: Topical silicone sheet can thin the scar over a period of time.
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