I had my ears pierced professionally and they were perfectly fine. I then tried to pierce my own ear just above my professionally pierced ears and it was extremely painful! My ear was obviously rejecting the piercing but I kept forcing it in, this caused me to grow a keloid scar. I've had it surgically removed and steered away from piercings since then but I am not reconsidering getting my initial piercings re-pierced (just below where my keloid scar used to be), I'm worried of it re-scaring?
Keloid Scaring from Piercings?
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Keloid recurrence after piercing
There is a finite risk of keloid scarring if you have already had a keloid. However, this can still be achieved under very controlled situations with a keloid surgeon.
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