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Keloid (raised scar)

Treating Keloids On Top Of Ear

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Helix Keloids This young lady had keloids on the top of both ears, caused by piercing the upper cartilage of her ears, often called helix piercing.  Unfortunately, her body’s reaction to this piercing was to create excessive scar tissue. As I often do, I worked on one ear first to see how her body would […]

Treating keloids on ear lobes

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I treated the keloids on both ears with surgical excision and injections of steroids and other medications every three to four weeks. On the left ear, a pressure earring was applied.  The pressure earring can be helpful by decreasing blood flow to help the keloid from recurring.  I did one ear and waited before doing the […]

Treatment deflates keloid

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Keloids are raised scars and if you have one, you might call it a scar gone crazy. They can be painful and also itch. When they grow large on a prominent location on the body, patients’ self-esteem can suffer. This patient had a large keloid on her chest. We started injections in December and the […]

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