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A 37-year-old member asked:

My keloids won't go away? do i n eed my earlobes cut?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 53 years experience
No.: That may make things worse.
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 45 years experience
A problem: Earlobe keloids can be difficult to treat. However, there are a number of approaches that can be successful. It is best to see a plastic surgeon or facial plastic surgeon to be examined and find out your options. Good luck!

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