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Keloid scarring

Patient: Hi, I have a keloid scar on my back at the shoulder area after getting a mole removed. I know people who are prone to keloid scars are generally given the advice not to get tattoos but I really want one on my foot. Is there a big risk of the tattoo becoming a keloid scar?

 

 

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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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