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Keloid Scar of Skin: Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

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What is a Keloid scar?
When skin is injured, scar tissue forms over the wound to repair and protect the injury. In some cases, scar tissue grows excessively, forming smooth, hard growths called keloids. Keloids are benign but sometimes accompanied by severe itchiness, pain, and changes in texture.

Keloids can develop from most types of skin injuries, including:

  • Surgical cuts
  • Acne and chickenpox blemishes or scars
  • Burns
  • Body or ear piercings
  • Vaccination shots
Keloids are benign and often more of a cosmetic concern than a healthy one. You may feel self-conscious if the keloid is very large or in a highly visible location and it is one of the most challenging scar types to treat successfully.
How to Treat a Keloid scar?
A single topical therapy alone has no chance of affecting the appearance of a keloid. Surgical revision can be costly and lead to more keloid formation. Steroid and 5FU injections have a limited use but require administration by a physician.
Scarology has the only scar treatment on the market with 3 unique steps that can work on different aspects of a keloid from the comfort of your home.  The 3-step program includes:
1) Exfoliation
2) Proprietary Scar Cream
3) Compressive Silicone Sheet
Slow, gentle skin exfoliation using our natural fruit exfoliator, can help remove dead skin cells on the outermost skin surface. The compressive silicone sheets reduce scar itchiness and helps to prevent pain that is sometimes associated with keloids when there is friction against clothing, bed sheets, etc.  It is also a good idea to keep the scar covered while in the sun as UV radiation can damage and darken the scar tissue.
Gentle massage with our scar cream can stimulate collagen deposition, improve blood flow and wound hydration, reduce redness and improve texture.

 

Prevention is Key
If you know you form keloids and have a new scar or wound, start Scarology as soon as the skin has healed (check with doctor). Consistent and persistent use of Scarology’s 3- step system may limit keloid formation.
Rhonda mulbery says…

What do I need to do to start or what it costs to start up

On Oct 04, 2016

Janice McPhee says…

I have scarring on my face on my cheeks where I had a derma abrasion in the late 1960s at Yale-New Haven Hospital a doctor I believe his name was Dr. Serot sent me to him. He performed two abrasions on my face. It hurt terribly. I had acne at the time and my skin doctor Dr. in Hartford sent me to him. I have tried some other product for scarring sheets for scarring that I bought in the drug store but something in them made me feel uncomfortable and had to pull them off my face. I think the scarred area has gotten worse looking as I am now 74. Any suggestions

On Sep 29, 2016

James F says…

I have Keloids and the doctor says that it can return please tell me if this treatment really can work

On Aug 31, 2016

Jonathan says…

I had chicken pox when I was little and have keloid acne can I please use scarology

On Aug 31, 2016

Abel McGill says…

Hello,
My name is Abel McGill, I have been suffering from a Keloid at the back of my head which I get from a barbershop.

I really want it to be gone from my skin can you help me treat it thing from my body, please?

Thanks

Abel

On Aug 30, 2016

Melissa says…

Hi… My keloid gets bigger… Scarology can fix it? Please email me… Thanks

On Aug 23, 2016

Melissa says…

Hi… My keloid gets bigger… Scarology can fix it? Please email me. Thanks

On Aug 23, 2016

Sherise J says…

Doc interested in getting the system I have a bad scar my doc tells me its keloid. Can I use this right away? please email me.

On Aug 16, 2016

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