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Will cordran tape work for wrinkles?

Will cordran tape work for wrinkles?

Pathologically...: As discussed in a prior answer, an occlusive dressing over a corticosteroid multiplies the concentration of that steroid up to a factor of ten. Cordran tape contains a fluoridated corticosteroid, one of the most potent available. Surgeons or dermatologist generally use this. As with any steroid, it can cause thinning, atrophy, easy bruising of the skin. Caution, stay away from face and neck. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Press
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Keloids (Definition)

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


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Has anyone ever tried using cordran tape for wrinkles?

Has anyone ever tried using cordran tape for wrinkles?

Wrinkles and Tape: Cordran tape (flurandrenolide tape) is a steroid medicated bandage that might have some value in the treatment of inflammatory conditions of the skin. As a stand alone treatment, topical steroids are not an effective treatment for wrinkles. Some topical skin creams, including some with retin-a, have steroids in them to help reduce the reactive inflammation that goes along with Retin-A treatment. ...Read more

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What to know before trying using cordran tape for wrinkles (aging)?

What to know before trying using cordran tape for wrinkles (aging)?

Wrinkles: Tape does not fix wrinkles. Treatments for wrinkles include skin resurfacing procedures, neurotoxins and fillers. ...Read more

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How soon after a surgery could I used cordran tape?

How soon after a surgery could I used cordran tape?

Cordran tape: F from NJ asks: How soon after a surgery could I used cordran tape? ANS: if if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding do not use this as may affect your baby. This is a question only a Dr. Who knows you can answer as they know all of the other issues that need to be considered before using this tape. Go to drugs. Com & look up so u can give them the information needed ...Read more

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Is cordran tape the only thing that works on my skin to clear it up.?

Is cordran tape the only thing that works on my skin to clear it up.?

Probably not: If your skin improves with cordan tape then you should respond to other steroids. You may need to change the way you apply a cream, gel or ointment. Your dermatologist should be able to help you with this. ...Read more

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Why is cordran tape seem to be the only thing that works on my skin to clear it up.?

Why is cordran tape seem to be the only thing that works on my skin to clear it up.?

Steoid & occlusive.: As discussed in a prior answer, an occlusive dressing over a corticosteroid multiplies the concentration of that steroid up to a factor of ten. Cordran tape contains a fluoridated corticosteroid, one of the most potent available. Surgeons or dermatologist generally use this. As with any steroid, it can cause thinning, atrophy, easy bruising of the skin. Caution, stay away from face and neck. ...Read more

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Does Cordran Tape (Flurandrenolide) flatten hypertrophic scars? I am looking to reduce the appearance of a scar from tattoo removal.

Does Cordran Tape (Flurandrenolide) flatten hypertrophic scars? I am looking to reduce the appearance of a scar from tattoo removal.

No good treatment: Really the best option would be to find yourself a very skilled and gentile doctor and scrape the area flat. Now hopefully your skin heals well and does not d keloid. But you never really know. Here you need the art of medicine ...Read more

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What s the treatment for keloid doctor?

What s the treatment for keloid doctor?

Stepwise approach: Avoidance of injury, pressure, massage, silicone gel sheeting, steroid injections, 5-FU injections, surgery and/or radiation therapy are used in the management of keloids (roughly in that lprogression). Laser therapy is controversial. ...Read more

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Are keloids hereditary?

Are keloids hereditary?

Not really: Folks of African descent tend to form keloids more readily than other folks, but it's famously unpredictable. Why one individual gets them and another doesn't, and why one injury forms keloids and the next doesn't are minor mysteries of medicine. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of keloids?

What are the symptoms of keloids?

Keloids: Keloids can be considered to be "scars that don't know when to stop." a keloid, sometimes referred to as a keloid scar, is a tough heaped-up scar that rises quite abruptly above the rest of the skin. It usually has a smooth top and a pink or purple color. Keloids are irregularly shaped and tend to enlarge progressively. Unlike scars, keloids do not subside over time. ...Read more

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I have a keloid. What should I do?

I have a keloid. What should I do?

Options include: Depending on the location, size, time duration etc...Options include steroid injection, silicone gel application, rexcision of scar and proper closure with steriod injection and finally radiation to scar. ...Read more

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What is a keloid and how is it treated?

What is a keloid and how is it treated?

Keloids: Steroid injections, surgery or radiation, depending on the size of the keloid. ...Read more

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Which products really work for keloids?

Which products really work for keloids?

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

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What's an effective treament for a keloid?

What's an effective treament for a keloid?

See Plastic Surgeon: Dependind upon the size and location the treatments can be > 1. Course of cortizone (hydrocortisone) injections and/or application of pressure 2. Removal of keloid and course of cortizone (hydrocortisone) injections and application of pressure 3. X-ray treatments 4. Removal and x-ray treatments - all of them can have side effects - see a plastic surgeon and discuss all options and decide the treatment you want to undergo. ...Read more

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What are the modern methods to removing keloids?

What are the modern methods to removing keloids?

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

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Is keloid curable?

Is keloid curable?

Treatment available: Keloid scars can be avoided with silicone sheeting and steroid injections. Once a keloid has already been established it can be excised and treated with subsequent steroid injections or low-dose radiation. Excision alone usually results in recurrence of the kulik. ...Read more

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Mederma reduces keloids?

Mederma: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What is the cure for keloids?

What is the cure for keloids?

Keloid treatment: There is no "cure" for keloids. Keloids can be problematic, particularly if enlarging, are painful or itch, or ulcerated and bleed. For small ones silicone sheeting or gels may help decrease redness and height, but there is very little you can do on your own. Treatment typically requires steroid injections, excision with repair, or a combination of both. ...Read more

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What's keloid scarring due to?

What's keloid scarring due to?

Missused Word: Most bad scars are simply "hypertrophic scars" from poor healing, location, or improper closure. Keloid is a disease of healing. The definition includes the statement that the "scar exceeds the bounds of the original injury". Most common in asian and african patients. Treatment is difficult and can include; radiation, steroid injections, excision, pressure, or chemo therapy agents. ...Read more

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What are pressure earrings for keloids?

What are pressure earrings for keloids?

Help earlobe keloids: Keloids are thick, tender, raised scars that can develop in certain genetically-susceptible individuals, usually in areas of inflammation (like ear pierces, especially with non-gold earrings), acne cysts, or surgical scars. Pressure therapy is one way of trying to help reduce keloids, and there are special earrings that have a clamp-like design to help with these. Steroid injections also help. ...Read more

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Flurandrenolide (Definition)

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Cordran (Definition)

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