Keloids scars can form in completely unexpected areas of the dermis of some people who suffer from this condition. Some relief may be found for you in these home remedies for keloid scars.
So what is a keloid scar?
The body responds to a wound in a more aggressive manner during the healing process than what is normal in many other cases for people.
During this healing process, the collagen has a tendency to change the structure of the skin. Keloid scars can take on a number of types of appearances, from being raised, or indented to lumpy, and smooth.
One of our home remedies for keloid scars is really quite simple to prepare, and easy to use.
Add some hydrogen peroxide to a small amount of baking soda, you want to mix this so it takes on the consistency of a thick paste. Apply the paste to a piece of gauze and use a bandage to keep it in firm contact with the keloid scar. You don’t want to apply too much pressure so as to impact on blood flow, just enough to stop the paste from dropping away. At that point wash with water. Rehash this treatment consistently for various weeks.
Apply the paste to a piece of gauze and use a bandage to keep it in firm contact with the keloid scar. You don’t want to apply too much pressure so as to impact on blood flow, just enough to stop the paste from dropping away. At that point wash with water. Rehash this treatment consistently for various weeks.
Leave the past in contact with the keloid scar tissue for three to five minutes, after which you need to remove the gauze and thoroughly was the area. A shower would be the best approach.
Repeat this treatment every day for three weeks. Please note: if at any time your skin begins to respond to this mixture with a burning or tingling sensation, cease the application immediately, wash the area thoroughly with running water, and consult your doctor.
A more calming option can be found in this next one of our home remedies for Keloid scars.
Aloe Vera gel can work wonders and has been used in natural medicine for thousands of years. The leaves contain a sticky gel which when applied to the skin has a cooling effect. Apply the gel from the Aloe plant directly to the scar tissue and leave it for as long as you feel comfortable. The risk of aggravating sensitive skin with Aloe is quite low, so this for many is a much-preferred option.
Ok, so this one of our home remedies for Keloid Scars may not sound like much fun, but it can really help. Lemon juice has some amazing healing properties and is great for helping to reduce the development of Keloid Scars, and in some cases, people have reported that the application of lemon juice to a Keloid Scar has helped reduce its appearance.
If you feel that you need to go further than home remedies for Keloid Scars, other options could also include using silica patches and a range of products available through pharmacies. These are certainly preferred by many before embarking upon seeking surgical solutions, which in some cases, may cause further scarring if you are particularly susceptible to Keloid Scarring.