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How do you get rid of keloids without surgery?

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 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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How can you get rid of a keloid without surgery?

How can you get rid of a keloid without surgery?

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 more

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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?

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?

Scar??: Best to be seen by boarded PS in yin area to be examined to determine the type and nature of the scar you have. Either injection, scar treatment sheeting or creams, re excision with injection of steroid and micro Botox to edges, or radiation therapy are the options... ...Read more

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How do you get rid of keloids after nose piercings?

How do you get rid of keloids after  nose piercings?

Surgery and...: Steroid injections are the most likely treatments to work. See a plastic surgeon for your best advice. ...Read more

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How do you easily get rid of keloids?

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 more

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How to get rid of keloids caused by piercings?

How to get rid of keloids caused by piercings?

Steroid shots: Talk with your doc about having steroid medicine shot into your keloids. Other options too! good luck. ...Read more

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Does anyone know a good way to get rid of keloids caused by piercings?

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 more

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Can you get rid of keloids on the scalp?

Can you get rid of keloids on the scalp?

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 more

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How can I get rid of keloids from nose piercings?

How can I get rid of keloids from nose piercings?

Keloids on nose: Keloids on your nose can be treated by incision or injection. It really depends on their size and location. ...Read more