Updated: Aug 7, 2019
Keloids are excessive growths of scar tissue. They commonly occur if acne is not treated or after trauma, surgery, vaccinations and ear and body piercing. They may grow and cause pain and itch.
Treatment options include:
- Monthly intralesional steroid injections
- Topical gels
- Specialized scar plasters
- CO2 laser surgery for earlobe keloids