Keloid scar

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What is keloid scar?

Keloids are the excess growth of scar tissue at the site of a healed skin injury. Keloids are firm, rubbery lesions or shiny, fibrous nodules, and can vary from pink to flesh-coloured or red to dark brown in color.

Common symptoms reported by people with keloid scar

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for keloid scar

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Compare treatments taken by people with keloid scar

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Who has keloid scar on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 32 say keloid scar is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 4
30s 15
40s 22
50s 17
60s 8
70+ 5

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 27
Female 46

These charts show data from keloid scar patients who have completed their condition history
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