I had a piercing called a dermal anchor in my chest. It ended up rejecting and now I have a pea-shaped scar on my chest. It's raised and it's purple and I'm sick of getting questioned about what's on my chest. What the best way to try to shrink it down or get rid of it?
How Do I Get Rid of or Shrink a Raised Scar?
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Keloid on chest
Best approach is cryotherapy with liquid nitrogen. It can be combined with injections of corticosteroids, or 5 fluoro-uracil.
Your dermatologist or plastic surgeon can help with these procedures.
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