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What Happens If You Pick A Keloid
It may come back : No one knows exactly why keloids form but they often follow piercings. If you have had a keloid treated most would adivse against re-piercing. If you insist then be sure to only use high quality jewelry made from 18k gold, or perhaps surgical steel or titanium. Avoid all costume jewelry. Beware that the keloid can come back or get bigger with any jewelry. ...Read more
There is a keloid inside my earlobe. How do I fix it? What will happen if it stays in my ear? What exactly is it?
Keloid: Keloid is basically a form of scar which is basically excessive healing tissue accumulating in a place where there was a wound.It's not malignant but it does not usually resolve on its own.There are various forms of removing it but one of the most common is intralesional steroid injection in order to make it smaller.There are other modalities that can be used as well. See a dermatologist for this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have raised scar on nose which spreads, visited 4 dermatologists, they said it is not keloid.They had no explanation why it happens.What could it be?
Biopsy.: If you have been to four different dermatologists, go to one more and request a biopsy to prove scar. You can get scars from acne that occurred several years prior. If that is the case, there are laser treatments for scarring. If it is spreading, that begs the question why--scars do not act in this way. Get a biopsy to get a definitive answer as to what is on your nose. ...Read more
I have a keloid in the center of my neck. A dermatologist prescribed vanos cream but nothing happened. Will steroid shots flatten the keloid?
I have a scar on my ear from a surgery to remove a keloid, it is soft but growing. It also has some red and pick coloring. Should it be examined?
Keloid: After surgery a keloid can re-occur. I suggest an evaluation to see if kenalog injections are needed to decrease the possibility of it starting all over again. Also you need to make sure that there is nothing else going on like an infection. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a vulva biopsy on a mole, something went wrong, I have elevated skin that is painful- i was told it was not a keloid scar, but may need to see a plastic surgeon- what happened to result in this?
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