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keloid behind my ear

hey im a 19 yo caurcasion female from australia and im about to gounder the knife i was just wondering what are the chances of it comming back? Im gettinf it done by a plastic surgent and i dont know what treatment im gonna get but what do you all reckon is the best one to get rid of it all, and stpo it from comming back?

also how mutch scaring is there left behind?

I NEED HELP im really worried i mean if im gonna pay my hard earnd money on somthing thats not goin to work then i might as well not even get it taken off!

cheers

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Whats your Docs name? Im in Sydney so I know most of them here.

Keloids are hard to get rid of permanently. Are you sure yours is a keloid and not a hypertrophic scar?

Keloids can come back even after they are excised. Some docs try to stop this by injecting steroids into the scar site just after excision or a few weeks later.

I had a hypertrophic scar on my cheek which kept coming back even after it was excised. It flattened out with steroid injections although its still a bit red.

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