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Nose keloid came back after a year. What should I do?

Nose keloid came back after a year. What should I do?

Surgical excision: Keloid can be surgically excised with intraoperative injection of steroid. Postoperatively, the surgeon may recommend silicone dressing and even radiation therapy depending on its severity. Close monitoring is required for recurrence. ...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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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.

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.

I have never: I have never seen one on the nose although I have heard of them. Typically it rare for a keloid to form on modified epidermal locations such as the nipples, lips, eyelids, vulva, penis or rectum. This explains why it is rare but not impossible following circumcision. ...Read more

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How can I remove or smooth out small keloids on my nose?

How can I remove or smooth out small keloids on my nose?

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

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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

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How do you get rid of keloids after nose piercings?

How do you get rid of keloids after  nose piercings?

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 more

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What can I do about my keloid scar (2 years) on my nose?

What can I do about my keloid scar (2 years) on my nose?

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 more

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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

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

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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