Keloid Vs. Hypertrophic Scar?

Answer When the body experiences trauma resulting in a wound, a scar occurs as a part of the natural healing process. Unfortunately these scars, for some, can become disfiguring. The two most commonly dis... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Keloid Vs. Hypertrophic Scar

How to Prevent Keloid and Hypertrophic Scars?

If you have severe cystic acne, with deep cysts, inflammation, and extensive damage to the skin, you need to prevent Keloids and hypertrophic scars.

How can I get rid of this keloid scar or whatever it is on my ear?

uhhh actually [about leas answer] peircings get keloids very commonly. I HAVE HAD A KELOID ON A PIERCING BEFORE...THIS IS WHAT MY DOCTOR AND TATTOO PARLOR TOLD ME TO DO - -get BC aspirin powder and... Read More »

How do I treat the continuous growth of a scar after wound is healed, and the scar keeps expanding.?

You are probably a keloid(hypertrophic scar) former. Try Allantoin(generic) A company markets this as Contractubex. If it doesn't help, a dermatologist can help you. I think they inject the scar wi... Read More »

Why would a scar be painful have scar from brown recluse bite several months ago it was lanced and healed?

I have had scars that were sensitive for a long time. As long as there is no swelling or drainage, I think it is normal to be sensitive and it could be painful for a while until the underlying tis... Read More »