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How Can I Permanently Eliminate My Keloid
Severa options: There are a number of treatments for keloids. We have had good luck with surgical removal of the entire keloid (for example, on the earlobe) and then a series of injections of steroid directly into the scar from the excision beginning 3 weeks postop and continuing every three weeks for a total of 3-4 injections. Other treatments include pressure and low dose radiation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Laser permanently removes the hair? Or is there any chance of reoccurrence? And laser hair removal for people with keloid tendency is safe or not?
I have a keloid in hand which is increasing in size. It gives itching and pain. Can it be removed permanently by operation.?
Possibly: Keloids are odd looking soft tissue masses that occur in keloid prone individuals. They are frequently misdiagnosed and usually are confused with hypertrophic scars. Consult a plastic surgeon or dermatologist and try steroid injections first which can dramatically shrink the scar. Surgery accompanied by steroid injections, radiation therapy and or pressure garments can also be effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best procedure to get rid of keloids? Permanently? I have one on my ear cartilage on the top by my piercing.
Can scar revision work to remove keloids? I have a bump on the top of my ear from when i had the cartilage pierced several years ago. I have been told it is a keloid. Can scar revision remove this bump permanently?
Keloids : Keloids can be very tough to treat.One might want to consider an injection of a steroid first to see if it will shrink.If not then surgery is the first choice and many times at the time of surgery iwill inject soem steroids while I am closing.Followup is so critical so at the first sign of a recurrence you can have it injected.Wwwbeautybybrueck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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