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How to get rid of keloid on my chest?

How to get rid of keloid on my chest?

Keloid reduction: Keloids can be a great problem. Best to see a plastic surgeon concerning reducing the size of the keloid. ...Read more

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Keloids (Definition)

Hypertrophic scarring. More common in certain ethic groups. See dermatologist or facial ...Read more


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I have a keloid in my upper chest and back shoulder which itches and at times irritate what can I do to get rid of it?

I have a keloid in my upper chest and back shoulder which itches and at  times irritate what can I do to get rid of it?

Improve, yes...: But get rid of, no (this applies to all scars.) true keloids can be very difficult to deal with. They are more common in people with darkly pigmented skin and are characterized by scarring that exceeds the boundaries of the original wound. Numerous options exist including pressure, steroid injection, low dose radiation, and others. See a plastic surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How to get rid of keloid on my tragus?

Excise Keloid: The main things i would need to know is how the keloid got there and what type of skin you have. If the bad scar was caused by an infection then you can expect better healing after a clean resection. Also consider steroid injections after you remove the scar if the scar starts to grow. If you have dark skin with a genetic predisposition for keloids then you may not be able get rid of the kelod. ...Read more

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How to get rid of keloid on monroe piercing?

How to get rid of keloid on monroe piercing?

Injections first: If you have a true keloid scar the best first line treatment is steroid injection. If that fails to improve the keloid to your satisfaction the next option is excision which comes with very high recurrence rates (and can come back worse than the original) and a postop regimen of silicone, pressure, and in severe cases even radiation treatment. I would suggest removing the jewelry if treating it. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of keloid?

Keloids.: Two options here. One would be steroid injections into the keloids, hoping they shrink over the long term. This is not always effective. Second, they can be cut out, but the problem would be that the healing from the resection of a keloid can, of course, produce another keloid. Discuss with Dermatologist, but may be wise to just leave them be. ...Read more

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Is there a simpler way if get rid of keloid? It's at my back shoulder. I have not taken anything to get rid of it but i want to now. It's been 11 year

Keloid scars: Are never 'easy' to get rid of and you need to see a local plastic surgeon and find out the risks and see if you're willing to accept uncertainty and the costs of the procedure that could fail completely. If your scar is symptomatic, insurance generally will cover this. And in theory, only you know if applies to your scar. ...Read more

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How to get rid of keloid scars?

No simple answer: There is no simple answer to your question. Some may benefit from cortisone injections whereas others may require excision.Sometimes excision is followed by a short course of radiation. Unfortunately some of them have a high rate of recurrence. I would recommend seeing a plastic surgeon in your area. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of keloid scars?

Is there a way to get rid of keloid scars?

Keloids.: Two options here. One would be steroid injections into the keloids, hoping they shrink over the long term. This is not always effective. Second, they can be cut out, but the problem would be that the healing from the resection of a keloid can, of course, produce another keloid. Discuss with Dermatologist, but may be wise to just leave them be. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of keloid scars?

Keloids.: Two options here. One would be steroid injections into the keloids, hoping they shrink over the long term. This is not always effective. Second, they can be cut out, but the problem would be that the healing from the resection of a keloid can, of course, produce another keloid. Discuss with Dermatologist, but may be wise to just leave them be. ...Read more

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