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Keloids



Keloids Causes


Physicians have not yet discovered the precise rationale why keloids develop in some individuals while others are not prone to having them; however, keloids usually develop after a surgical procedure or after a trauma like burns, acne, vaccination among others.


Keloids Definition


Keloids are type of scars characterized by significant marks of skin elevation; it is an overgrowth of tissue on the exact location of the healed skin injury. Keloids usually occur after an injury or surgery. Keloids are usually firm, fibrous lesions. Keloids are non-contagious and non-malignant at the same time. Not like scars, keloids do not sink in size. Keloids often form on the back, chest, earlobes, and shoulder. The face is not primarily at a risk of developing keloids.


Keloids Diagnosis


Diagnosis of keloids is usually established by evaluating the appearance of the scar. For the purpose of ruling out tumor or other skin growths, a skin biopsy may perhaps be necessary.


Keloids Symptoms and Signs


Keloid scars tend to come with itchiness that may progress from mild to severe, surface changes, and sometimes painful when touched. Colors may differ from pink to flesh or red on the way to being brown in color. It may also appear as shiny, rubbery, tough nodules.


Keloids Treatment


There are many available treatments for keloids; though, not all of them are regarded as 100% effective in removing keloids. Contractubex Gel, which is considered as the most effective treatment for new scars and keloids, surgery, Corticosteroid injections, laser therapy, cryosurgery, radiation therapy – to name a few.


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