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How Do You Get Rid Of Keloids Without Surgery
Combination therapy: Studies have generally shown that surgery alone doesn't work well. Keloids tend to come back. Combining treatments with surgery often show much better results. Depending on the location, we tend to use radiation treatments after surgical resection or injection of steroids after resection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many treatments....: There are many treatments for keloids: surgical removal, usually accompanied by steroid injection postoperatively, low dose radiation, and pressure (usually for earlobe keloids in combination with surgery.) we have had good luck with surgery and steroid injections and that is generally my recommended treatment. See a board certified plastic surgeon to discuss the option in your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a surgery scar under my left Breast. It has formed due to hyper active skin repairment. Its probably called keloid. How to get rid of this scar?
No easy treatment: A keloid is an excessively large scar. All scars are permanent. Some keloids will respond to steroid injections if they are small. Some may require excision followed by pressure treatments some may even be treated with radiation after excision. Unfortunately there is a high recurrence rate for keloids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several: 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
Yes: I use steroid injections before during and after excision of the keloid with excellent clearance rates. The scar will still be there it just will be alot less noticeable if it is indeed a keloid or a large hypertrophic scar. Make sure to use silicone gels after the repair to make sure keloid doesnt return. http://www.whyskin.com/categories/scar-products/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer