Is there any treatment for my keloid on my neck? (under the jaw line). I had an operation 3 years ago to remove a cyst and it has been growing since and it's very itchy at times. Please help. I am applying pure vitamin E oil at the moment.
Any Treatments For Raised Keloid on Neck? (photo)
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Keloid surgery for the neck
This keloid on the neck will do well with pressure treatment, IIT, and laser therapy. Another option is surgery combined with the above.
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Treating a large keloid on the neck
There is no topical/cream therapy for a keloid of this size. Your best option is intralesional cortisone (or 5-fluorouracil), sometimes with liquid nitrogen depending on your skin type. Much less commonly, the area can be cut out. Speak to your dermatologist about the best options for your skin type.