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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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Piercing (Definition)

Body piercing, a form of body modification, is the practice of puncturing or cutting a part of the human body, creating an opening in which ...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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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 or take to get rid of keloids from ear piercings?

What can I do or take to get rid of keloids from ear piercings?

Depends how bad: Minor ones can improve with steroid injections and pressure earrings. More severe ones will likely need surgical excision and external radiation to minimize the risk of it coming back. ...Read more

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What is the best procedure to get rid of keloids? Permanently? I have one on my ear cartilage on the top by my piercing.

Keloid removal: Keloids from ear piercing at the cartilage can be excised surgically with minimal chance of recurrence. Steroid injections can also sometimes be helpful. ...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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How can I I get rid of the dark dried keloid around my piercing?

How can I I get rid of the dark dried keloid around my piercing?

Keloid: Is it really a keloid? You can have the scar evaluated by a board certified physician who can tell you what the best option for you is. ...Read more

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Keloids (Definition)

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