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Keloid scar, Yes, The what ifs

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Keloid scar
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: The what ifs
Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Nickols M replied 14 days ago.

Hello, I am Dr. Nickols M. It's a pleasure to attend to your question.

Expert:  Dr. Nickols M replied 14 days ago.

Can you send me a picture?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Hello doctor, it is quite embarrassing and disfiguring
Expert:  Dr. Nickols M replied 14 days ago.

do not worry

Expert:  Dr. Nickols M replied 14 days ago.

can you tell me your age?

Expert:  Dr. Nickols M replied 14 days ago.

the photo is to be able to give a better diagnosis

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
File attached (4M36212)
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I am 31 sir, u can see I quite faintly I've had it for some years.
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I hide it under my semi beard cus it is embarrassing
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
To tell a bit of a story. I got burned by plastic crates when I was a child and have had this scar ever since. It used be far worse than this as it was pure red as I was growing up
Expert:  Dr. Nickols M replied 14 days ago.

Do you take any medication regularly?

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I was given them steroid sheets years ago but they only faded it
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
No meds at the moment
Expert:  Dr. Nickols M replied 14 days ago.

ok, please give me a moment

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I would love this removed tbh. I know I would be replacing a scar with a scar but in my mind it is possible just via the reading I have done
Expert:  Dr. Nickols M replied 14 days ago.

Dear customer, it is a pleasure to serve you. I want to tell you that what you want to do with your scar is entirely possible through laser surgery with the subsequent indication of certain specific creams such as cicaplast Baume b5 of la Roche posay. The recommendation is that you dialogue with your primary health care physician to study the possibility of making a referral to plastic and reconstructive surgery to assess your clinical case and thus be able to channel the surgery if possible, but do not worry about what you want can be done; I would like you to keep me informed of your health situation, it will be a pleasure for me to guide you and assist you in everything I can.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Thanku sir, what I meant to ask also. Can yourself make a referral to dermatology here in Belfast
Expert:  Dr. Nickols M replied 14 days ago.

You are welcome. Unfortunately, we cannot issue any type of medical order or prescription because it is against the site's policies; remember that this is a purely online medical consulting platform.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Npz thanku anyways doctor for the insight
Expert:  Dr. Nickols M replied 14 days ago.

Is there anything else I can help you with?