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Brown Skin More Prone to Keloids with Tattoo Removal?

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Tattoo laser removal

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Any injury or trauma could cause a keloid in a keloid-prone person but it is less common with laser removal than surgery. If the tattoo is large then possibly doing a test spot with the laser can help.


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