I had a steroid injection into a keloid scar yesterday and now part of the keloid is black, is this normal? (photos)
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Part of keloid black after steroid injection
Most likely, the black area on your keloid is a bruise as a result of the steroid injection you had. I would recommend contacting the physician who treated you, as they may want to evaluate you in person.
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Please see an expert for an evaluation, this may be bruising or swelling. Lasers or surgical repair maybe needed in addition to injections. See an expert for wound care and treatment options. Best, Dr. Emer
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