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Tricort 40 Injection Effects On Keloid
How likely am I to experience side effects having a kenalog injection into a small keloid? Worried about systemic side effects like acne, etc.
Not ideal : If I have to inject steroid in to your keloid - i will ask you to remove your jewellery. ...Read more
See a dermatologist.: Be prepared to report about how many injections delivered exactly how, name of injected material, dose. ...Read more
Can steroid injections on new keloids trigger the return of old ones that had flattened naturally years before. If yes, what to do?
Not typically: Any new injury may trigger keloid recurrence but steroid injection do not typically do this. ...Read more
Yep: Scars are living tissue, and they need to be maintained. Kenalog (triamcinolone) can help reduce even mature scars, if it can tip the balance of collagen formation more toward removal and away from building up. Topical silicone sheeting can also work on mature scars. Topical gels have been studied on new scars, but not as much on mature scars. ...Read more
My ears developed keloids but cuts, injections, burns that i've gotten haven't. Are there any piercings that probably wont develop keloids?
Avoid nickel : I have found that jewelry alloys containing nickel are more prone to keloid formation as opposed to pure gold or titanium jewelry. ...Read more
Keloids: Keloids can be injected with corticosteriods, but you may ask your physician if they recommend silicone sheets that are being used for scars too. They are placed daily over the scars and left over the area to soften them. Fresh sheets are applied over and over until they flatten down. ...Read more
Horrible disease: Keloids are terrible tumors which tend to spill out over the edges of the wound. They are usually found in blacks but are also seen in other ethnic people. Removing them can cause them to return and worsen. There are some techniques which may work, but the success rate is low. Surgery and injections are the only 2 methods that I am aware of. Most injections don't work but don't make things worse. ...Read more
Keloid scar: Silicon patch top application is one of the very effective ways to treat. ...Read more
Are cortisone injections for my keloid scars safe because i'm worried that it may stunt my growth.
Steroid Injxn - Scar: Corticosteroids are injected in very small doses directly in to the scar, where they alter collagen metabolism. There are no systemic effects. Steroid injections work better for hypertrophic scars, and are not as effective for keloid scars. Keloids are usually better treated with surgery. ...Read more
Recieved overdose of steroid injection into keloid and now there is discoloration on the skin should I be worried ? Will it return to normal ?
Irritation: If you have irritation over the counter cortisone may help. ...Read more
Probably not: Though the type of steroid that is injected usually doesn't 'travel' there is no guarantee that it won't affect your unborn baby by inhibiting his or her own production of steroid. I would probably wait until you have your baby. ...Read more
I got small keloid from BCG injection am 24years old it really annoy me when i wear dresses please help doctor?
Steroid injection: See a plastic surgeon or a dermatologist for a steroid injection. ...Read more
I have a keloid grown 15 years back on the right shoulder from a small operation. I tried steroid injection several times, not worked. What options?
Is there any topical cream steroid you will recommend for keloid before the kenalog (triamcinolone) injection?
Extreme caution....: This is a tricky area to do steroid injections. Maybe try some topical verapamil cream first to try and reduce the keloid. It couldn't hurt to try topical first. ...Read more
I've three keloids on my ears due to piercing. Should i go for steroid injections? Are they safe ?
I had bunion surgery about a year ago and had cortisone injections for keloids. What can I do to treat skin discoloration from injection?
Would it be safe to recieve kenalog (triamcinolone) injections to diminish a keloid scar whilst breastfeeding?
Preferably not: Nast to weit after stop breast feeding. ...Read more
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 more
Had surgery on the side of my forehead 8 months ago. Have a growing raised scar- NOT TYPICAL HYPERTROPHIC/KELOID. Gotten injections/lasers-no results?
Post-op scar: You have to see a really fine plastic surgeon. ...Read more
I got my belly button pierced about two years ago. I developed a keloid on the side of the piercing and recently got a steroid injections to reduce th?
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