I think my keloid scar was first noticed when I was about 5 years old on the middle of my chest 3 years after I had chicken pox. I presume it was from chicken pox as I have never had any surgery or an injury in that area.
I have had hard clay moulds of the keloid taped over it to reduce the growth which had no effect.
I have had burns vests made to measure but found they were uncomfortable and not suitable for every day use.
At 16 years of age I began having steroid injections but found them extremely painful and so just used silicone gel for many years.
Now at the age of 24 I have started having steroid injections again every 6 weeks (having grin and beared the pain) and weraing silicone gel 24 hours a day I have seen results. My scar is less irritating and the redness is going. (I've been having the injections for 2 years now)
The scar is roughly 6cm long and 5cm high at its widest points.
The top of the scar is still very active and I just hope it will become dormant one day.
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