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How To Cure Keloids On The Nose
Do true keloids form on nose at all? Have you ever had any case where there was true keloid formed? I heard they do not form there at all. Thank you.
Not Keloid: Keloid is often misunderstood and very rarely form in the central triangle of the face. A keloid is a disease that the body isn;t able to recognize that healing is complete and keeps healing. You're likely to have a bad or hypertrophic scar. It can be treated with dermabrasion, laser or excision. ...Read more
Plastic surgeon: Please see a plastic surgeon for proper management. ...Read more
Do true keloids form on nose at all? Have you heard about such cases? I know that hypertrophic can, and they do, but keloid is different case.Thanks.
Exceptionally rare: It is very unlikely but not impossible. ...Read more
Variety of options: There are a variety of options ranging from steroid injections, dermabrasion/ laser resurfacing or a small office procedure to remove the scar tissue. I hope this information is helpful. Stephen weber, M.D., f.A.C.S. Lone tree facial plastic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May not be a keloid: Keloid scars are very rare on the nose - they are much more common on the ear or neck. You should consult with a facial plastic surgeon. If it is a keloid, cortisone injections might help. Older keloid scars may need intial surgery followed by injections to keep it from re-growing. Ask a surgeon for advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I may have true keloid on nose, not sure.Is there any treatment/cream that would work on it with lowest recurrence?Cryotherapy maybe?Thanks
No: A true keloid will only get worse with additional trauma such as cryotherapy. Injection of medicines that dissolve scar tissue as well as inhibit its formation can sometimes be helpful. The option of surgical removal should be followed with several radiation treatments to help prevent recurrence. ...Read more
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