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Keloid Scar: Definition, Types, Causes, Symptoms, Prevention & Treatment


What Is Keloid Scar?

A keloid scar is an overgrowth of collagen.

Keloid Types

There are three types to this scarring; Type III is the early stage, type II is the middle stage and type I is in the late stage of the scar developing. These scars can develop over a healed skin injury and feel like a firm, shiny, rubbery nodule. Keloid scars also varies in color from pink to skin-color, to a red or dark brown tone. Keloid scars are not contagious.

Causes of a Keloid Scar:

Keloid scars are commonly caused by skin injuries to include:

  1. Acne scars
  2. Burns
  3. Chickenpox scars
  4. Ear piercings
  5. Surgical sites

Symptoms of a Keloid Scar

Symptoms of a keloid scar include:

  1. Severe itchiness
  2. Pain
  3. Changes in texture
  4. Can affect movement of skin

Keloid Scar Prevention

Prevention is the best treatment. If you know you are predisposed to this type of scarring, it is wise to avoid activities that can cause damage to the skin.

Keloid Scar Treatment

ASTR treats pain & scar in a gentle, effective, and natural way by releasing scar tissue, Keliod scar,  trigger points, and fascia restriction. ASTR’s patented tools assist in releasing and removing scar tissue.

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