I'm a Black Man with a Pink, Red Keloid Between my Upper Lip and Nose. Best Treatment?

I want to have it removed because I'm very self conscious about it. what are my best options?

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Options for keloid improvement


There are many ways to treat keloids. Excision, is certainly an option, but may simply lead to recurrence and possibly bigger, more visible scars. A better method may be dilute cortisone injections with liquid nitrogen freeze to help penetration. I always remind patients that improvement, not perfection, is the goal. As always, see someone who has experience in dealing with these kinds of scars.

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