Top
40
Doctor insights on: Best Keloids Program

Share
1

1
Who is the best acne scar surgeon?

Who is the best acne scar surgeon?

Who's the best?: The best acne scar surgeon is someone who actively takes an interest in how best to treat your scars. Listening to you and what bothers you, categorizing your scars, looking at the palette of therapies and choosing the best therapies to deal with them. Laying out the timeline, setting reasonable expectations, talking about improvement, rather than perfection. Then doing the best he or she can do. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Press
357 doctors shared insights

Keloids (Definition)

Hypertrophic scarring. More common in certain ethic groups. See dermatologist or facial ...Read more


2

2
Whatis the best addiction treatment program?

Whatis the best addiction treatment program?

The one that works: The 12-step programs have been very successful. However, there are other methodologies that work. Like most mental health treatments, you must fit the patient to the treatment modality. ...Read more

3

3
Help please? What is the best training programme for building strength?

Help please? What is the best training programme for building strength?

One that you'll do!: Best exercise/training program is one that you'll do regularly. There's also recommendation to change exercises every now & then to keep things fresh. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/fitness/in-depth/exercise/art-20048389, http://www.bodybuilding.com/exercises/ & http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/videos/exercises/exercises.htm for starters. Many others online. ...Read more

4

4
Best treatment for keloids?

Best treatment for keloids?

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. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
How to use kinohimitsu acne aid regimen?

How to use kinohimitsu acne aid regimen?

This isn't science: From its ads, this is a pricey drink containing fermented yeast and hydrolyzed collagen ("birds nests"). I have no reason to think it will touch your acne or provide any other benefit. They make other weird concoctions that they claim will make old ladies' breasts bigger, heal men's facial scars, etc. Try something real. If benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you in 2 weeks, get with your physician. ...Read more

6

6
What are the best certifications for fitness trainers?

What are the best certifications for  fitness trainers?

There are many.: Some are virtually bogus, while others excellent. The national strength and conditioning association probably has the best, and this is virtually rquired for college athletic trainers working with a variety of athletes. To become certified, you are sent dvds, several books, a formal course is offered, and you take an exam. If passed, you become a certified strength and conditioning coach (cscc). ...Read more

7

7
For depression how to choose a/best tms center/provider & how best to maximize chances of insurance (cigna ppo) paying for it?

For depression how to choose a/best tms center/provider & how best to maximize chances of insurance (cigna ppo) paying for it?

Fairly simple: One of the first things is location. Since this is typically 30 treatments in six weeks - m-f, you want some place you can either drive to or have a short stay hotel there for six m-f periods. You can go to www.Neuronetics.Com to search all tms centers in usa who have the neurostar system installed. Payment issues - i will have to answer this in a seperate comment. :). ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Please recommend the best foundation to cover up boxcar acne scars?

Please recommend the best foundation to cover up boxcar acne scars?

See a dermatologist: The best cosmetics to cover birthmarks, tattoos and other scars are available through a dermatologist. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
What approaches work best to heal a navel piercing?

What approaches work best to heal a navel piercing?

Naval Piercing: New piercings are usually cleaned twice a day. Do not twist jewelry / post. Saturate gauze w saline solution (pinch of sea salt in warm water), place on piercing & allow it to gently drip into the piercing. Or you can buy pressurized saline solution at a drug store. An alternate way to clean navel piercings: rapidly turn over a cup of warm saline on to the piercing. This should create a small ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Recertifying as personal trainer- how can trainers work with physicians to get training costs offset by client's insurance?

Recertifying as personal trainer- how can trainers work with physicians to get training costs offset by client's insurance?

Good luck...: It is all about politics. Our physician fees are being cut quite a lot. You have the PT association that is making it more difficult for you. My advise, may have to get your PT degree. Check your state society and see what they suggest. ...Read more

11

11
What do experts consider effective ways to become buff with stretching and diet?

What do experts consider effective ways to become buff with stretching and diet?

Diet and exercise: Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries dont count. Choose whole grains & limit refined grains. Pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. Check out http://www.Sparkpeople.Com or http://www.Myfitnesspal.Com. They offers nutrition, health, and fitness tools, support, and resources that are 100% free. ...Read more

12

12
What approaches work best to lighten acne scars with home remedies?

What approaches work best to lighten acne scars with home remedies?

Hyperpigmentation: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation may not respond well to hydroquinone (hq). Vitamin k oxides are purported to have some effect but I am not convinced. Kojic acid, licorice extract, bilberry extracts may help. I suggest trying test spots first. Use of "peel and bleach" creams (hq +retina +steroid) may be effective but require strict sunblock. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
What's the best way to approach organizations to offer relaxation & stress management training?

What's the best way to approach organizations to offer relaxation & stress management training?

Stress management: Are you wanting to provide organizations with your own trainings in relaxation & stress management? Probably the best way to do that is to network with people within the organization, who then give your name to those in leadership of the group. If you're new in this work, you might offer a pro bono presentation so they can meet you. If there's an eap on-site this may be an entry point also. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Best ways to get rid of acne scars fast?

Best ways to get rid of acne scars fast?

Can't be done: Even a dermatologist cannot make a scar go away. At best, they can be concealed by dermabrasion, laser work, or injections. It's your choice; several hollywood leading men have kept their scars to look tougher. ...Read more

15

15
Is dr. Larry wilson's protocol a successful program?

Is dr. Larry wilson's protocol a successful program?

Uncertain: I disagree with some aspects of recommended treatments such as coffee enemas for detoxification purposes. I find no convincing studies proving benefit. In general, a working liver and healthy kidneys take care of detoxification quite admirably. Talking with people who have undergone treatment and discussing with various physicians and perhaps getting a second opinion would be worthwhile. ...Read more

16

16
Is plastic surgery effective to improve keloid C-section scar?

Is plastic surgery effective to improve keloid C-section scar?

It can be, but . . .: Keloids are more rare than hypertrophic scars and they're also much harder to treat. Proper treatment begins with a correct diagnoses of the type of scar. There are treatments for both! Hypertrophic scars respond better to treatments and to surgery, but keloids can also be treated with excision accompanied by corticosteroid injections. There are a number of emerging therapies as well. https://www.cosmeticsurg.net/blog/2016/03/24/keloids-hypertrophic-scars-in-plastic-surgery/ ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
17

17
What approaches work best to heal a sunburn?

What approaches work best to heal a sunburn?

Aloe vera: Aloe vera (aloe barbadensis) can reduce redness, pain, itching & swelling from a burn. It has anesthetic, anti-inflammatory & antibacterial / antifungal qualities. It can speed burn healing by stimulating growth of new skin. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories and acetomenophen can be very helpful. Hydrate well and don't peel off any deep layers. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
What is the best at home free strength training program?

What is the best at home free strength training program?

See below: Pilates and Yoga are both excellent ways to strengthen your back. Another great program is RehabZone. Check out www.therehabzone.com for more information. ...Read more

19

19
Ultimate method to get rid of acne scars?

Ultimate method to get rid of acne scars?

Improve not remove: There are a variety of treatments that vary according to the severity of scars: chemical peels, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, fillers, fat grafting, excision, grafting, etc in meantime avoid sun, consider silicone gel with sunblock, and stop tobacco use. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
What approaches work best to lose weight from your face?

What approaches work best to lose weight from your face?

Cardio Mix: You cannot target specific areas for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, elliptical, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

21

21
What is the best way to heal a very old keloid?

What is the best way to heal a very old keloid?

Improve, yes...: But get rid of, no (this applies to all scars.) true keloids can be very difficult to deal with. They are more common in people with darkly pigmented skin and are characterized by scarring that exceeds the boundaries of the original wound. Numerous options exist including pressure, steroid injection, low dose radiation, and others. See a plastic surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more

22

22
Hello? I have had keloids for a while now and ive been wanting to remove them whats the best advice?

Hello? I have had keloids for a while now and ive been wanting to remove them whats the best advice?

Keloids.: Two options here. One would be steroid injections into the keloids, hoping they shrink over the long term. This is not always effective. Second, they can be cut out, but the problem would be that the healing from the resection of a keloid can, of course, produce another keloid. Discuss with Dermatologist, but may be wise to just leave them be. ...Read more

23

23
What's the best oil for keloids?

What's the best oil for keloids?

Not Sure: I'm not aware of an oil that effectively treats keloids. The best treatment for a true keloid is a combination of surgical excision, corticosteroid injection, radiation therapy, and topical silicone gel usage for at least three months continuously. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
24

24
Best treatment for keloids?

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. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
26

26
What is the best way to treat and prevent keloids?

What is the best way to treat and prevent keloids?

Keloids: The best way to prevent keloids is never have an injury. Keloids are abnormal scars that continue to grow outside the area of injury. They tend to continue to grow, long after the injury is healed. Many treatments are available, and the correct one depends on your situation. Massage, pressure, steroid injections, scar revision and radiation are a few of the most common treatments. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
27

27
What is the best medicine for the cure of keloids on chest?

Keloid: Small keloid may respond to corticosteroid in jection. We have been working with excision and injection of Mitomycin c in the incision with fair results. Depending on the size and the width of the keloid. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
28

28
Please advise what is the best way to remove keloids from the skin?

Please advise what is the best way to remove keloids from the skin?

Improve, yes...: But get rid of, no (this applies to all scars.) true keloids can be very difficult to deal with. They are more common in people with darkly pigmented skin and are characterized by scarring that exceeds the boundaries of the original wound. Numerous options exist including pressure, steroid injection, low dose radiation, and others. See a plastic surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more

29

29
I have a keloid on my chest very painful and embarrassing please what the best way to get rude of it ?

I have a keloid on my chest very painful and embarrassing please what the best way to get rude of it ?

Keloid: See a plastic surgeon. Sometimes its treated with steroid injections and other times with surgery or both ...Read more

30

30
Best way to get rid of keloid?

Best way to get rid of keloid?

Keloids.: Two options here. One would be steroid injections into the keloids, hoping they shrink over the long term. This is not always effective. Second, they can be cut out, but the problem would be that the healing from the resection of a keloid can, of course, produce another keloid. Discuss with Dermatologist, but may be wise to just leave them be. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
31

31
What is the best way to get rid of a keloid?

Keloid treatments: Keloid scars tend to run in family's and are a tumor of scar tissue which overgrows the border of the original injury (as opposed to hypertrophic scars which are raised, but stay within the border). Keloids may respond to pressure treatment, steroid injections or excision with immediate radiation treatment to reduce recurrence rate. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
32

32
What is the best way to remove a keloid on your leg?

What is the best way to remove a keloid on your leg?

Improve, yes...: But get rid of, no (this applies to all scars.) true keloids can be very difficult to deal with. They are more common in people with darkly pigmented skin and are characterized by scarring that exceeds the boundaries of the original wound. Numerous options exist including pressure, steroid injection, low dose radiation, and others. See a plastic surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more

33

33
What is the best therapy for keloids in people of color?

What is the best therapy for keloids in people of color?

Keloid Rx: The safest approach is silicone tape/gel (myscaraway, from walgreens/online), steroid/bleomycin injections immunosuppressant/chemotherapyagent) only in pro hands, electron-beam radiotherapy, almost never excision unless radiotherapy can be guaranteed within 24hr after excision. Be very careful or it will be made worse by cutting it! close follow up for 2yrs+ to monitor for recurrence essential! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
34

34
What is the best metal type to avoid getting a keloid on your piercing?

What is the best metal type to avoid getting a keloid on your piercing?

Avoid alloys: Gold and titanium are well tolerated by most. Steel and plated jewelry tends to have alloys that result in a higher incidence of reactions. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
35

35
Hi, i have keloids on my chest, i'd like to ask for best treatment. Thanks!

Keloids.: Two options here. One would be steroid injections into the keloids, hoping they shrink over the long term. This is not always effective. Second, they can be cut out, but the problem would be that the healing from the resection of a keloid can, of course, produce another keloid. Discuss with Dermatologist, but may be wise to just leave them be. ...Read more

36

36
What's the best remedy for upper torso keloids? Want to flatten them or remove.

It depends: Keloid removal depends upon their size and appearance to affect cosmetic appeal. An examination by a dermatologist or cosmetic/plastic surgeon would provide the best answer to your question. Good luck. ...Read more

37

37
Good day I have keloids in my chest? Can a dermatologist remove them? Or how best should I remove them?

Keloids: Keloids represent skin that did not know enough to stop healing. In general, keloids should not be cut, unless they are pedunculated (hanging), as the cutting will only make the process worse. Keloids are generally treated by using topical corticosteroids and/or injecting the corticosteroids. It may take months or even years to bring the condition under control. ...Read more

38

38
I have a keloid on my back. 8 months ago I got shots to make it shrink. It got smaller but is back and painful or itchy. What is the best treatment?

I have a keloid on my back. 8 months ago I got shots to make it shrink. It got smaller but is back and painful or itchy.  What is the best treatment?

Repeat injections: Intralesion corticosteroid injection, such as triamcinilone, remain the most effective non-surgical treatment for keloids and are also fo benefit to prevent new keloid formation following surgical removal. Most likely your keloid is back because the injection treatment was stopped once a good response was noted but before the keloid had been fully treated. Additional injections may be needed. ...Read more

See 5 more doctor answers