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Had a vulva biopsy- lots of elevated skin that is painful? Did a keloid form? How is this treated? Very painful
Maybe.: It is most likely hypertrophic scar tissue. They are much more common. A hypertrophic scar is typicall not painful, develops quickly and is confined within the original incisional atea. A keloid is a benign tumor forming a mound above a scar and typically extending beyond the original incisional area. A cortisone injection will accelerate hypertrophic resolution whereas keloids are more resistant. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 28 years old scar became swollen and red 4 months ago. Antibiotic did not help. It is not painful. Can it be keloid as suggested by my doctor?
A little: late for keloid but have it seen by dermatologist ...Read more
I have a keloid on my chest very painful and embarrassing please what the best way to get rude of it ?
Keloid: See a plastic surgeon. Sometimes its treated with steroid injections and other times with surgery or both ...Read more
Hello, I have keloid on my chest for past 5 yrs. Its very painful. I had tried medicines in homeopathy but no result?
Homeopathic?: For some, "homeopathic" means a wide variety of herbs, supplements, and salves that have nothing to do with homeopathy. Classical homeopathy is a distinct system of medicine that treats your whole being in a comprehensive way. For your scar you could see a dermatologist or plastic surgeon who is willing to work collaboratively with a homeopathic physician: http://www.Homeopathyusa.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a keloid on my back. 8 months ago I got shots to make it shrink. It got smaller but is back and painful or itchy. What is the best treatment?
Is there any treatment for keloid scars? Or medication to ease rhe pain, they are very painful, like electrical discharges. I have them on my back.
I have keloids on my chest. They are painful + growing. Past effective treatment combined steroid shots + laser. What should I do now?
I have a keloid on the back of my ear where i had it pierced..Is it possible to re pierce my ear through the keloid ? And would it be painful? Thanks
2nd degree burn on dorsum of hand healed with 2 keloid formations which are painful.However no contracture currently.How to remove pain n keloids?
See doctor for eval: Sometimes kenalog (triamcinolone) injections are helpful for keloids. However, depending on how extensive it is , or how wide or large it is, it may not be feasible, because usually repeated injections are needed. Plus, you have to keep sun off of it. So you need to have this evaluated, and even get second opinions from different doctors to get the best outcome. ...Read more
The back of my leg by the knee is warm, red and itchy and painful too. It's also a keloid scar from a bypass surgery 4 years ago. Is it infected?
Highly unusual: It is highly unusual for a wound to become infected 4 years after the initial procedure unless there are some foreign bodies such as permanent sutures or staples present. However, it is reasonable to see a doctor to help make this decision or to inject the scar with steroids to diminish the symptoms of an active keloid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer