My husband has got a scar on his chest following a pimple. Now, I feel that the size of the scar has become bigger than it was before. It is not painful, but he feels itchy sometimes. He has the scar for around three years now. He has a family history of keloid in his maternal grandmother and vitiligo in his maternal great grandmother. He was also treated for initial stage of vitiligo and got cured. I have attached the image. Please have a look. Thank you.
Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms you described, such as pain, itching, and increased sensations, suggest the possibility of a keloid. For treatment, the primary approach involves local injections of steroid, specifically Triamcinolone. In cases where resistance is encountered, a combination of Triamcinolone and 5-Fluorouracil may be used. These injections are typically administered on a monthly basis, with the frequency adjusted based on the individual's response to the treatment. It's important to seek medical evaluation and advice for proper management and to ensure the most effective outcome in addressing the keloid.
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.. to be keloid especially if it is associated with pain, itching or increased sensations.
Treatment is mainly comprised of local injection of steroid alone, namely Triamcinolone and in resistant cases along with 5-Fluorouracil. Read full
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