I have a small bubble on the back of my earlobe from stretching my ears (I believe it is a keloid) it has been there for many months. It is not very large. What are recommended procedures for removal? Hopefully the photos help a bit.
What is the Cost and Options for Scar Tissue Removal On Earlobe? (photo)
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Keloid on ear
From the photos it looks like a keloid but an exam would be essential. If it is a keloid, usually simple removal and various treatment option either sterois injections in combination with excision, compression earrings, even local radiation are all forms of treatment with varying success.
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Cost for removal of earlobe "scar"
The cost for removal of your lesion can't be precisely determined through online assessments as there are both inter-physician and regional variabilities of cost. However, this could be managed in an office setting using local anesthesia which would save you a considerable amount of money. If you have insurance, you may even be able to obtain coverage for its removal.
Seek a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon in your area to obtain more specific information.
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