Keloids Sentence Examples
To minimize the chance of keloids, avoid piercings or tattoos and get a dermatologist's advice about caring for any wounds.
Even these treatments are not 100 percent effective when getting rid of keloids.
Piercing with a gun stud instead of a piercing needle adds pressure and trauma to the piercing site; this can cause heavy scarring and keloids which are scars that can only be removed surgically.
Black skin also has a tendency to form keloids, which are raised, rubbery or shiny scars that appear where skin was injured.
Hypertrophic scars are also known as keloids.Advertisement
Hypertrophic scars are usually limited in size to the area of the originating pimple, while keloids may grow beyond the site.
People with darker complexions are at greater risk of developing keloids, which are excess scar tissue that forms as the result of some type of skin injury.
Acne scars, chickenpox and ear piercings can all result in keloids.