What is the best keloid scar removal treatment?
About 2 years ago I got a cut on my neck and once it healed it became a Keloid scar, I went to see a dermatologist and he did a small surgery by removing it and applying stitches on it, months later almost a year the keloid came back and this time it's bigger
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