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What is the treatment for keloid? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 20-Oct-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User:Doctor i have spoken to some Dermatologist just now about the treatment for keloid
User:his opinion is to shrink the same after applying injection
User:and as per him after pulse XXXXXXX laser the same can re-occur
Doctor:Fine, I was suggesting the same in the first place but it is painful
User:yes so we also did not want to go the painfull path
Doctor:As per the knowledge the recurrence percentage is the same between the injection and pulse XXXXXXX
Doctor:Ok go ahead with the injection then if the dermatologist is confident
User:this doctor is in fortis hospital
User:it will be helpful if you could suggest a place where they use the laser technique only
Doctor:Ok I think fortis has not got the laser
User:will Apollo have it?
Doctor:if they do not have it they may not recommend it
Doctor:You have to call them and enquire
Doctor:They will have it at larger centres
Doctor:Call this doctor in Noida, Dr Samridhi Minhas
Doctor:and enquire if she does it
User:i think that is why fortis doctor is also not recommending the same
Doctor:Radiance skin care,
Parsvanath Plasa, Sector 27, Noida,
Doctor:Say that I have got the reference from XXXXXXX
Doctor:Did you follow me?
User:yes i spoke to her
User:giving reference of healthcare magic
User:she also does not have this facility
User:and she says that initially we could try with injections and some medicine
User:as the facility is available in very less centre
Doctor:I searched again
Doctor:but could not find
User:ok i will check if Apollo has it
Doctor:Check with Dr TA XXXXXXX
Doctor:as well
Doctor:Thank you
Doctor:I will keep looking
User:ok doc
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:If not available please go for triam injections
Doctor:and check if it reduces the size
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