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killoid

My mom have a killoid on chest. She have burning pain around it. What treatment we should take for it? Right now she is taking medicine of homeopathy. What cream should prefer if burning pain persists?
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Hi,

'No single therapeutic modality is best for all keloids.

The location, size, and depth of the lesion; the age of the patient; and the past response to treatment determine the type of therapy used.

Prevention is key, but therapeutic treatment of hypertrophic scars and keloids includes occlusive dressings, compression therapy, intralesional corticosteroid injections, cryosurgery, excision, radiation therapy, laser therapy, interferon therapy, 5-fluorouracil (5-FU), doxorubicin, bleomycin, verapamil, retinoic acid, imiquimod 5% cream, tamoxifen, tacrolimus, botulinum toxin, and other promising therapies such as transforming growth factor (TGF)–beta3, and recombinant human (rh) interleukin (IL)–10 (rhIL-10), which are directed at decreasing collagen synthesis. '

You should consult a skin specialist and decide about the further management plan after a complete clinical examination.

You could read more about this at the following links -

http://www.emedicine.com/DERM/topic205.htm

and

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keloid

Let us know about how she is doing and if you have any other doubts.

Regards.
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I am 35years old lady with big scar(killoid) on my left shoulder.I had 10years before cosmetic surgery in that spot.Because my BCG scar become very big  and it was very painful and itchy.after my surgery I used to use patch on it.Now my killoid is very painful and its unbearable.can you give me some advice&treatment
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