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What are the options for keloid removal?

What are the options for keloid removal?

Many options: Injections with steroids, 5-fluorouracil, bleomycin, interferon. Treatment with lasers or surgical excision followed by steroid injections to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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Scar Revision (Definition)

Various techniques including surgical revision, steroid injection, and abrasion, meant to improve the appearance and/or ...Read more


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Where can I buy keloid removal?

Where can I buy keloid removal?

See plastic surgeon: I am not aware of any home remedies for keloids; i think it is time to seek professional help. Keloids and hypertrophic scars (not the same thing) can be treated with a variety of modalities, but I am not aware of any good home remedies for them. Get it evaluated so you can evaluate the plusses and minuses of the available approaches for you. Good luck! ...Read more

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How much can a keloid removal cost?

How much can a keloid removal cost?

Keloid: Depends on your insurance. Some insurance companies cover the cost and some donot. The cost of keloid excision for uncovered insurance depend on the size and the procedure, in hospital or in office. Find a plastic surgeon who deals with keloids. ...Read more

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How long does a keloid removal procedure take?

Depends...: ...On the size, location, and complexity of the keloid. Small ones can take 10 minutes; large complicated ones can take an hour or more. ...Read more

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I have a history of keloids and had neck surgery 2 yo. What are the pros and cons of scar revision?

I have a history of keloids and had neck surgery 2 yo. What are the pros and cons of scar revision?

Risk is a new keloid: Scar revision is very safe. The biggest risk of scar revision is that the keloid will recur. There are precautions your plastic surgeon can take to minimize this risk including closing the skin with minimal tension, treating the new scar with steroids or 5-fu, using silicone sheets or applying pressure. Laser treatments can also help reduce post-operative scarring. ...Read more

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Can scar revision work to remove keloids? I have a bump on the top of my ear from when i had the cartilage pierced several years ago. I have been told it is a keloid. Can scar revision remove this bump permanently? .

Can scar revision work to remove keloids? I have a bump on the top of my ear from when i had the cartilage pierced several years ago. I have been told it is a keloid. Can scar revision remove this bump permanently?

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Keloids : Keloids can be very tough to treat.One might want to consider an injection of a steroid first to see if it will shrink.If not then surgery is the first choice and many times at the time of surgery iwill inject soem steroids while I am closing.Followup is so critical so at the first sign of a recurrence you can have it injected.Wwwbeautybybrueck. ...Read more

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Scar revision or laser treatment? What's best? For keloid scar, also have a mole on the scar tissue

Scar revision or laser treatment? What's best? For keloid scar, also have a mole on the scar tissue

Keloid Rx: The safest approach is silicone tape/gel (myscaraway, from walgreens/online), steroid/bleomycin injections immunosuppressant/chemotherapyagent) only in pro hands, electron-beam radiotherapy, almost never excision unless radiotherapy can be guaranteed within 24hr after excision. Be very careful or it will be made worse by cutting it! close follow up for 2yrs+ to monitor for recurrence essential! ...Read more

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Are there any creams, oils or anything I can apply to make this keloid shrink and eventually go away?

Are there any creams, oils or anything I can apply to make this keloid shrink and eventually go away?

Keloid: There are several treatments for keloids. Please consult with a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Keloids (Definition)

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