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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yay my keloid finally fell off in the shower, now its really itchy, treating it with salt water and tea tree oil now! WOO
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YYEEEEEESSSSSS........KELOID FREE AT LAST..... .so my keloid came off about ten mins ago and I'm feeling great already.. feeling that little bit of confidence that had been lost coming back already....trust me its worth it but one thing for sure u gotta have patience....u will feel like giving up but keep on going cuz d feeling u get when its over so overwhelming .... .thank u guys for encouraging me..thanks for being there....thanks for the support....whhhooooooo......
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Im on Day 9 and it feels like my keloid is about to fall off. It doesnt hurt or bleed anymore and its like hanging from my ear and I hope it falls off soon.
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Day #4: Keloids on my top ear piercing are black and dead after tying a rubber and around them 4 days ago. Yesterday I added a string to help speed up the base cutting process. This morning I went to tighten my string, and my keloid slid up about 4mm and is hanging on by just a thread of skin. After doing this, the base of the keloid began to bleed. I cleaned up the excess blood and everything looks good, I assume the base bleeding at this stage is normal for the final process, correct? Many thanks!! Almost there!! :)
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Keloid on top front of ear cartilage, help!! Can I use the rubberband method? will it fall off? Once gone will my skin be black? Steriod injection not working...Help please. Running out of options.
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have you tried soaking it in salt with hot water(whatever temp you can withstand) till the water gets cold then apply on tea tree oil? it has work for some of my small keloids
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No..I will try that thanks. How often should I do this? 3 times a day
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Google keloid killing journey
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I too have a keloid on top front of my ear cartilage. I'm currently at the end of Day #4 and will let you know if there's a black mark after I have finished. :)
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i did it twice a day one when i finish eating brekkie and one at night, within 2 weeks it wasn't that noticeable, this was when it was a very new keloid though
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hrm seems like a small keloid is popping up from behind the one im removing, all is good...going to treat it well with some salted water and tea tree oil
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nevermind i think its the same one just it has shrunk, and was not tied down at the base
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Day 7.....still not keloid free yet but I'm hanging in there... darn this thing take patience......its all tough though and kinda stanky too.. but i want it off so i being strong....
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I have a problem with bleeding too. Im on day 5 and mines is black and its bled a little for 2 days and I thought maybe it was coming from the base where the rubber bands are. But I looked at it with a mirror and there is this small scrape or something on my keloid it kinda looked like a blister or like my keloid almost split open. My problem is that it hurts and I always thought that once it turns black, that means its dead right? Am I suppose to feel anything if its dead? its not gushing blood or anything btw its just a little bit of blood that is kind of constant.
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day 4*
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Mine bled a little too but it was from the string. I think it might be a blister or something or maybe you slept wrong?
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pat it down to get it dry. leave it alone. it'll harden and seem like it's healing (when it's actually dying nicely lol). keep your hair out of the way, you don't want it sticking to your keloid (:
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So day 5 for me is ok...lots of work done at the base.....the keloid itself has actually shrunken drastically smaller than a rasin and its tough....but guess what its almost off....yaaaay...keloid free soon...
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tied my peanut size keloid up with a flossing string, it turned dark purple within hours, looking like a quick and painless result, getting tingy sensation (1-2 out of 10, for the pain scale) around the ear, Will be using betadine for the aftercare, hope this thing falls off ! :(
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Patience, it will drop off it you stay commited (:
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have just retied the keloid with a flossing string, day 2, has a little bleeding, looking like it will fall off any day now, really excited, hurt 5-10 while retied, thanks for the support
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No worries (: keep up the good work
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Im on day 3 but and mines is purple, almost black and i wrapped it with two small rubberbands 2x but it keeps bleeding and I can feel pain from it so I dont know if that means i should make it tighter or add a string or something. would that make it stop bleeding? cause if its bleeding that means the circulation isnt cut off all the way right?
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Clean clean clean (: dont move on until the bleeding is near to nothing. If it hurts from open skin, let it have a break, if it doesnt hurt.. make sure the rubber band isnt sitting too comfortably (:
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Wish you all best....good luck guys....
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