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Have active keloid on chest, itching, inflammation. Can I take Diprovate?

Hi I have a friend who has active keloid on his chest since a year. Recently itis super itchy and inflammed while another keloid is in the formation in its vicinity.As he is off for a vacation for 12 days can we recommend diprovate n as an ointment and Tab Allegra 180 mg OD (he is fasting for his Ramzan) for 13 days and then look at cortocosteroid intrakeloid injection therapy?
Asked On : Sat, 4 Aug 2012
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hi itching and inflammation around keliod indicates secondary infection.first treat with antibiotic twice daily and use a anti inflammatory twice daily along with atarax 25 mg at night as allegra 18o mg in the morning.after inflammation is subsided try intralesionl steriods once in a fortnight for 4-6 sittings according to size of lesions
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