I had a bad fall, and a tree branch tore my lip and upper lip. It is still painful after three and a half weeks. I was told by a doctor that the pea-sized lump under my scar is a keloid. I'm worried, as everything I read suggests this will be difficult to treat. Will it be treatable?
Is It Difficult to Treat a Keloid Scar (Pea Sized Lump) in the Upper Lip?
Doctor Answers (2)
Keloids on the upper lip
I would begin treatment immediately for the upper lip keloid, including IIT, laser, and possibly surgery.
Keloid scar in the lip
A lumpy/bumpy scar in the lump is typically treated with either a cortisone injection or cutting out the bump. See your dermatologist or plastic surgeon to discuss the best option for you. Time alone may help, as may massaging it.
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