Keloid disease or Keloid scar is actually an irregularly shaped overgrown granulated tissue on the skin at the point of healed injury.
Keloid scars although seem unpleasant but are totally harmless. Keloid scars vary in color from pink to dark brown. By texture of Keloid scars are rubbery, shiny, and fibrous nodules. These are not at all contagious but sometimes cause discomfort with itching and pain.
Any person having one or more of the following signs will be considered as suffering from a Keloid scar problem.
The true reasons for Keloid scar growth are although unclear but doctors agree on any of the following reasons.
A dermatologist (skin specialist) can diagnose Keloid based on the appearance and location of the scar. A complete history of the patient related to any skin injury is also observed by the doctor to judge the nature of the scar. A dermatologist can ask about any skin surgery, piercing, acne, or bruises on the skin. In rare conditions, a biopsy is also done by the doctor to diagnose the Keloid scar.
Normally Keloid needs no treatment being harmless but if the size of the scar is enlarging to the bounds or is prominent then the patient can go to the doctor. It is seen that Keloid is not settled with one treatment. Thus different treatments are pooled to get satisfactory results.
Each method specified above has some demerits which make all of these fails. The surgery increases the risk of recurrence of a scar with a highly enlarged size while corticosteroids injections are highly uncomfortable for the patients. Cryosurgery lightens the skin as a side effect and radiation involves the risk of cancer.
As compared to allopathic treatment homeopathy is more successful in treating Keloid. This is a safe and non-recursive way to eradicate the problem of Keloid. The expenses of treatment are also much less than surgeries and radiation. Above all homeopathic medicines cause no side effects.
Following homeopathic medicines are usually used in the treatment of Keloid:
These medicines are only mentioned for educational purposes. You must consult your homeopathic doctor for the right medicines and doses for your particular problem. Don’t ever use any mentioned homeopathic medicines on your own.