Can you get a massage with a keloid scar?

Of course! Massage will not flatten the keloid but there is no reason you can't enjoy a massage if you have a keloid. Sometimes keloids are sensitive when pressure is applied so let your therapist know if that is so.

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How to get rid of a keloid scar?

Keloids. Cortisone injections (intralesional steroids): these are safe and not very painful. Injections are usually given once per month until the maximum benefit is obtained. Injections are safe (very little steroid gets into the bloodstream) and usually help flatten keloids. Read more...
Excise or injection. Injections can make keloids smaller, and excising them may trade them for a normal scar, but there is a 50% recurrence rate.Radiation treatments can reduce the recurrence rate. Read more...

Is there a way to get rid of a keloid scar?

Keloid treatments. There are a number of ways to attempt to treat keloids. These include compression, silicone gel sheeting, steroid injection, direct excision, and radiation therapy. Often when a single modality is not effective a combination of therapies can be used, such as surgical excision with steroid injection and post-operative compression. Read more...
Not in my experience. Occasional successes are reported, but the vast majority of all true keloids get worse when operated upon, no matter what the additional treatment. This is an active area of research, and the cure may be right around the corner, but it is not here yet. Remember, hypertrophic scars can be readily treated so be sure you are dealing with a true keloid before avoiding treatment. Read more...
Keloids are complex. Keloids are complex and difficult to predict and excision could make them worse. Treatment may vary from pressure, massage, silicone, injection, radiation, and last surgery. Read more...

Can someone tell me how to get rid of a keloid scar on my cartilage?

Can be difficult. True keloids overlap the original injury (piercing) and grow much larger over time. Surgery alone often results in a larger keloid, especially in people with a strong tendency to make them (they have many other keloids). If this is your only one, your surgeon can try excising it followed by radiation therapy to the area for a few treatments. In people with a mild tendency this can work nicely. Read more...

What cream will get rid of keloid scar tissue?

No Cream. If you truly have a keloid, there is no cream that will remove it. Keloids must be surgically removed and then aggressively prevented. Options for post-operative prevention include scar massage, silicone sheeting, steroid injections and radiation for severe keloids. Read more...
KeloidScar treatment. There are no creams that will eliminate a keloid scar. Corticosteroid injections may soften the scar, decrease scar size, and/or improve symptoms associated with the scar; but the scar will still be present. Scar excision will remove the keloid. The resulting scar should be followed closely during healing and maturation to ensure the best result and minimize the risk for recurrence. Read more...

What can I do if my keloid scar popped on my ear how do I get rid of it?

They don't pop. Keloids don't "pop". They are solid. Perhaps you had an infection that has drained spontaneously. In any event you should see your doctor to examine it. Read more...
Keloids. Are hard to manage treatments include steroid shots, pressure earrings, excision, and radiation if severe. Read more...