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I have a 5 year old cluster-like keloid scar on my jawline from acne. Can I use 17% salicylic acid wart remover to slough off the layers?

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Dr. Lewis Hassell
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In brief: Keloids

The treatment you propose will do little to impact Keloidal scarring.
These scars are a build-up of dense collagen in the dermis and little effected by the kind of exfoliative surface treatment for a wart, which is an epidermal process. A good plastic surgeon may be able to help guide you on better options, surgical or medical.

In brief: Keloids

The treatment you propose will do little to impact Keloidal scarring.
These scars are a build-up of dense collagen in the dermis and little effected by the kind of exfoliative surface treatment for a wart, which is an epidermal process. A good plastic surgeon may be able to help guide you on better options, surgical or medical.
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