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Does it help? Does bio-oil help to remove a small keloid from my belly button? My keloid doesn't itch or anything is just there from a piercing infection about 2 years ago. What can I do?

I . I haven't found bio-oil to be useful for my patients. Below are treatment options for a keloid. I hope that helps! Read more...
See plastic surgeon. Keloids are difficult but not impossible to treat, but I am not aware of any over the counter products that are effective. See a surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery--don't waste your money on things that will not work. Good luck! Read more...

Would my daughter be at high risk for infection if she get her belly button pierced, since she had her spleen removed?

Yes, higher risk. Having a splenectomy may put her at higher risk for a skin infection depending on a variety of factors. You should consult directly with her pediatrician and ideally with a pediatric immunologist. . Read more...
Depends on situation. If the process is done in a proper way with good preparation and sterile technique I don't see a problem. If she's planning to do it at home or with her buddies at a kiosk by a tech with 2 hours of training I would be worried. Read more...