scar tissue formed leaving raised area,will steroid injections work for me please help.
I Have Two Bulges on my Top Lip Either Side of my Cupids Bow
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Scars are best treated as soon as possible. Treatment options include, but are not limited to, steroid injections, silicone sheeting, Scarguard, massage, and resurfacing. The older a scar is, the less likely it is to respond to non-surgical treatments. I recommend that you see a facial plastic surgeon to evaluate the scar in person.
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Scars can be improved with time, steroid injections, dermabrasion or scar revision
It was difficult to assess your concerns using the attached photo. However, I will say that there are many options to improve scars including time (maturation of scar tissue up to 1 year), steroid injections, dermabrasion or scar revision. I recommend seeing a facial plastic surgeon for consultation.
Stephen Weber MD, FACS
Steroid injection for scar tissue
Since you have scars on the lips, I would suggest you visit a cosmetic surgeon familiar with scar revision. Steroid injections may help but they carry some risk as well. Other options may be surgical.
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