KELOIDS

An overgrowth of scar tissue at the site of a skin injury. Keloids occurs from such skin injuries as surgical incisions, traumatic wounds, vaccination sites, burns, chickenpox, acne, or even minor scratches. They are fairly common in young women.  Keloidosis (cheloidosis) is a term used when multiple or repeated keloids are produced.Most keloids will flatten and become less noticeable over a period of several years.  

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They may become irritated from rubbing on clothing or other forms of friction. Extensive keloids may become binding, limiting mobility. They may cause cosmetic changes and affect the appearance.  Exposure to the sun during the first year of keloid formation will cause the keloid to preferentially tan.  This dark coloration will become permanent. There is no known way to prevent the development of keloids in people who are prone to them.

Indications are skin lesion, flesh-colored, red, or pink, located over the site of a wound, injury, or other lesion , nodular or ridged, itching during formation and growth.

Diagnosis is made on the basis of the appearance of the skin/scar.  A skin biopsy rules out other skin growths (tumors).

In homoeopathy medicine like Silicea, Graphitis,  are used for the treatment. The proper analysis of the case with the qualified homoeopathic physician will give the better results.