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Keloids Caused By Ear Piercings
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I wanted to ask about keloids treament, I have 3 keloids on my ears due to piercing.What should I go for please advice me ?
Not likely serious: This is either a hypertrophic scar or keloid and may benefit from pressure therapy and possible steroid injections with 5fu if unresponsive. If it is the former, it may be due to an allergy to one of the metals used and pure gold piercings tend to have a lower incidence. If it is a true keloid, you should avoid altogether. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My ears developed keloids but cuts, injections, burns that i've gotten haven't. Are there any piercings that probably wont develop keloids?
Can i get any other piercings on my body if have a keloid left from getting my ears pierced a few years ago?
My ear hasn't completely healed after a piercing its getting red and thick, i removed the earing but im afraid it might become a keloid. How i prevent?
I have a keloid on the cartilage of my ear. Will taking my piercing out help stop keloid from growing more just until i can get into dermatology?
I got my ear pierced and developed a keloid (piercing didn't close). With steroid injections is there a chance it will grow back to its original size?
PISR: If you had a recent piercing and developed a lump it could be due to infection and in this situation see your doctor for treatment of the infection & avoid steroids. If your physician or plastic surgeon have told you that you have a true keloid then they will recommend pisr treatment sequence (pressure, injection, surgery, radiation) or a variation thereof.Steroid shots will not cause the recurrence. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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