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1 Doctor Answer | Asked by Azorgen in San Antonio, TX
Hypertrophic scars and keloids respond to intralesional injections of Kenalog, a corticosteroid medication that can help decrease the thickness of the scar. The scar itself will not disappear however. Any scar in a highly mobile area like the knee, chest, back, upper arms can become a keloid, a thick, usually pink or purplish firm nodule that is larger than the site of original injury. Another treatment is compression with silicone gel sheeting. I would not recommend any surgical...