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Will I Get An Ugly Scar From Eyebrow Piercing After It Got Infected
Hope not: I hope the piercing has been removed. If not, it needs to be. The brow is a pretty forgiving area as regards scarring. The main thing is to keep the site clean by washing with soap and water several times a day, perhaps apply Bacitracin ointment after washing, and generally get the infection cleared up asap. If it does not improve quickly, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 very small keloid or hypertrophic scar around my earring. If I go to take my earring out and then get the scar cut off will it be gone foreve?
I self pierced my tragus last year and it then rejected.I pierced it after that&now I have a large scar that is bruise colors how can I get rid of it?
Listen to body: If your body rejects something, that might be a clue that it's not a good idea. Now that you have ignored your body and are suffering some consequences (i.e. A large dark scar), be smart. Usually time alone will fade scars but if it doesn't, you may need ipl or laser treatments. See your plastic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
If I have keloids from piercs. When i was 6, can I get them now? The piercing shop i got pierced yest. Pierced surgical steel. Will this make another
Most likely: Once you have developed keloids, there is a high possibility you will again develop them again. A good indication is if you developed keloids with minor scratches. If you have then you will. Sometimes keloids on the ear may develop from an allergic reaction to the metal in the earring. However chances another one will form. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can I treat an infected ear piercing without having to take my earring out? My piercing is brand new and started to swell 2 days after piercing it
Im 25 weeks pregnant & want to get my lip piercing redone. My piercings never got infected before, is it safe to get it redone?
My nipple piercing is stuck under the skin. How soon after I get surgery for a removal of a nipple piercing can I breastfeed?
I had stitches removed Saturday the 27 from my shin&i want to get a tattoo on my arm/finger.would it be safe getting one after getting stitchesromove?
Sure: I would not get a tattoo on the area that just healed but if yo want one on another body area sure its safe. Im believing the stitches were from trauma or a cut and not from a biopsy revealing malignancy because if so and you were in need of some medical attention then no hold off in ink until you are stable ...Read more
Belly button piercing i got a week ago has gotten red around the holes. Best way to keep it from growing into an infection?
See your doctor: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I have a red mark left over from an ingrown pimple i had, how can I get it to fully go away? It's not a scar, i've tried hydrocortisone cream &aquaphor
Time: Be patient and just wait for the redness to fade. ...Read more
If I have a keloid on my knee from a bad fall that got infected and on my ear cartilage from a hair clipper cut that bled for 30 minutes continuously.
Is it possible to safely get an earlobe piercing with a needle (instead of gun) if done by a profession
Possible.: Possible. See facial plastic surgeon for assessment/procedure. ...Read more
I'm planning on getting my belly pierced but my body is still healing a minor infection. Should I wait until my bodie's completely healed to get it?
Wait: And be very sure that you really and truly want the discomfort, risk, and what many people will see as the disfigurement of a piercing. Many people love these though, and the choice must be entirely yours. ...Read more
I got a cartilage piercing at 16, I had it a few months then let it close from infection. This hard mass is still there, how do I get rid of it?
I got my infant her ears pierced 3 m ago. i noticed some scar tissue above one of the pierced earlobes.Can that be a keloid? Can it go away naturally?
Yes and probably not: You are probably right about the Keloid if you are familiar with them and you think it might look like one. It might be more likely to resolve without the foreign body in there. Keloids tend not to go away; they tend to be a problem. If this were my baby, especially if your family has tendency to "keloid" I'd take them out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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