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Can You Remove A Keloid
Yes: Surgical removal of a keloid is associated with a very high recurrence rate. However, when you combine surgery with other treatments, success rates are higher. Sometimes, you can combine excision with steroid injections or external beam radiation and have much higher rates of success. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varies: It is difficult to remove a keloid surgically because it can grow back , or grow back larger than before. Keloids can be reduced in size by freezing , injections or lasr. In some keloids a combination of treatments are used with or without pressure to flatten the keloid and decrease the pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
See plaTic surgery: Keloid management varies depending upon its size, location, and prior treatments. Options include pressure via taping, injections of medication that help the scar get smaller and surgery, often with the use of 3 x-ray treatments to prevent it from coming back. ...Read more
I have keloid on my shoulder and i had surgically removed it but it came back. How i can completely remove it from my skin?Suggest smthng effective.
No guarantees with..: Keloids, as we really don't know their causes and they have a distressing tendency to recur. Surgical removal alone is generally no effective and most people use some type of adjuvant treatment. Steroid injection and low-dose irradiation are some that have been effective with surgery. See a surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery (if you haven't already.) good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Keloid: No creams that I know of will remove a Keloid. ...Read more
Got keloid from shaving my pubic area. It grows faster and multiplied. I have now 2 big keloids and a small one. Is there a natural way to remove it?
Keloid: Not usually unfortunately. You should see a dermatologist to check it out ...Read more
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