Keloid removal with string?

  • RyeeGuy
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  • 5 years ago

I was reading someone saying that they tied a string around their earlobe keloid to cut off the circulation and the keloid dried up. I was wondering, does it really work?

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I had both if My keloids sugically removers twice On both ears. The one On the right never grew back. The one On the left did. So now im trying This method and i pray that it never comes back. Been a week now and iTS seems to be doing what iTS suppose to do. Pray For me Guys and ill pray For u.
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On my 4th KR day and it's definitely working. I went all out and banded both ears. I wasn't going to drag it out by doing one ear at a time. I needed painkillers for the first 3 days. Mainly because the marble sized one, on the left ear, was giving me level 10 pain. The smaller one, on the right ear, was very tolerable but together, they were a handful. I had a friend who had some Tylenol with Codeine to spare. That was a huge help. I've had these for many years and thought expensive operations were my only resource. With the internet and you tube, I've discovered a method to free myself of this physical and emotional burden. Hang in there everyone and I'll see you on the other side of freedom. All the best,
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Wow. Your a trooper for taking all that pain
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Im On My 6th day using the rubberband. Its almost completly turned back. I see little crusting around base now. My question is what does the earlobe look like when it falls off?
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It just look like a fresh scar until it heals. Like if u fall and scrape your leg or arm or something and the skin comes off
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Thanks :-)
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You welcome :-)
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mine has come back.....its just as you were saying.I feel so bad.it is a wound now and worse of all a krloid :(
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Sorry to hear that Amita :( i wish They had a cure For these Damn things.
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*anita
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How long were u keloid free until it came back?
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U removed yours with a rubberband??
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has any one done the rubber band and had the keloid come back
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Thats my question. Everyone I've seen hasnt come back but I'm so worried about it coming back and I pray everyday that it doesn't come back
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did u do the rubber band ur self
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Yes I did it myself
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how long did u get it done ...how big was it n how long did it take to come off
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It was about the size of a small marbal sitting on top of my ear. I kept going back and fourth about doing it but I hated when ppl asked me what was that bump on my ear or something cuz it was so noticable so I put the rubberband on there and it took about 3 weeks for mine to come 0ff
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Mine is about the size of a marble and it's on the top of my ear too. I hate it. Everyone always asks where it came from and it really embarrassing. It's good to hear how long it took you, I mean because it might be how long it'll take me.
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Yea it shouldn't take long just keep it clean and the rubberband tight and you should be keyloid free in no time goodluck :-)
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Yeah, I'm already a week in which is good. Did you ever have trouble with hair sticking to it? I can't seem to figure out how to get it not to stick
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Yess it stuck to it all the time and and now that it fell off it sticks to sore its so irritating its starting to itch so I think its healing il be so glad when its completely healed
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I've seen videos and they say it takes a few days to heal. So at least that process is easy
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Some people that did it said it only takes a few days to heal which is good! Was it ever super tender? Like the little thing was like getting stabbed in the ear? Mine is so sentitive. I can't barely brush my hair without insane pain
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I hope so I'm ready for it to heal and mine was never super sensitive only time it hurt was the 1st 2- 3 days after I put the rubberband on just hang in there once in dies completely u shouldn't feel anything at all
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