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Scar hurting and growing. What could this be?

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I have this thing that looks like a scar, it hurts sometimes, and I guess that it keeps getting bigger.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

it could be a hypertrophic scar or keloid.

some people make excessive scar tissue after trauma or surgery.

circumcision is a type of surgery which cuts out excessive foreskin.

that surgery could have caused a keloid in the area.

there are treatments for keloids which could help