Hypertrophic Scar: Piercing Do’s and Don’ts

Aug 14, 2018 · Sometimes, a bump can form while the piercing heals. It could be a scar called a hypertrophic scar. Hypertrophic scars, or raised scars, are one response during the healing process. You might wonder if you have a hypertrophic scar. Keep reading to find out what they look like and how you can treat them.…

Hypertrophic Scar: Treatment, Causes, Image, and More

Aug 08, 2017 · Scars are common during the wound healing process, but a hypertrophic scar is a result of an abnormal response to a trauma or injury. In certain people, body cells called myofibroblasts produce too much collagen during healing. This can happen simply as a result of a person’s skin type and healing tendencies.Author: Jacquelyn Cafasso…