I am very pleased you sent me the pictures! The pictures you do sent me appears not to be keloids, but a viral in nature. Virus and certain bacteria, grows in a familiar magnetic or energy flow patterns, and do not become "keloids". Topical application of zinc chloride 2% solution with 5% magnesium chloride might have help as it is strongly antiviral. Once the viral is up, eliminating them is slow and gradual, but most improvement may noticed in a couple of days. It should be noted that supplements of zinc gluconate 50 mg are needed per day, plus 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda 3 times a day in 1/2 glass of water and 500 mg of magnesium gluconate is at least needed. Those are the basis, and please keep me informed, even though my email is overloaded.
P.S. Your photos of keloids are quite bad, which is an understatement and I believe very strongly they need attention. The horizontal patterns on the keloids obviously indicates it's a pathogen form of keloids, quite possibly viral. It should be noted that when I grow bacteria and viruses the form certain patterns so they can grow easily along the energy path. This just doesn't happen in the thin air and scars don't form for no reason. It's viral in nature or at the very least a bacteria in nature and the mentioned remedy is one place to start. Looking forward to your feedback. It needs special attention."
Ted from Bangkok, Thailand replies: "An emergency remedy to stop a terrible itch, which quite often is a fungus, is TOPICAL solution using the baking soda mixed with ammonium chloride solution (or ammonium bicarbonate). The solution can be quite weak, such as in a glass of water 1 tablespoon of baking soda, plus 1/2 teaspoon of ammonium chloride, or preferably ammonium bicarbonate. Much of the itching are quite often reduced rather quickly if sufficient baking soda are taken, although that's never the best solution, but the reason is many simple chemicals aren't easy to find.
In alkalizing drinks is by taking 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda is the simplest possible method of alkalizing in 1/2 glass of water taken at least twice a day. A more better one is to alkalize both extracellular and intracellular fluids, which is 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda plus 1/8 teaspoon of potassium bicarbonate in 1/2 glass of water taken twice a day. However pro allergic foods should generally be avoided.
It should be noted that my personal findings are that citrate, acetates, and malates, as an input to the Krebs cycle which more or less amounts to apple cider vinegar are in general acid forming mostly to the intracellular fluids, while the organic components and minerals are alkaline forming.
'It should also be noted that halogens in general, such as chlorides, fluorides, bromides, etc. are acid forming too. Doctors don't pay much attention to the surnames of chemicals like I do because it has an effect on metabolic acidosis too. Usually in the short term, apple cider vinegar reduces irritation and inflammation. But if I have to take any alkalizing remedy in the long term it would have to be sodium bicarbonate and potassium bicarbonate, plus some ocassional magnesium. An perhaps once a week or twice a week weak sea salt water such as 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt in one liter of drinking water. Fungus in the long run can also be reduced with a borax solution applied to the skin too, which is a mild remedy to get rid of the itchiness.
Another possibility that i used also is the ammonium chloride solution mixed with milk of magnesia, such as 1/2 teaspoon of ammonium chloride plus 1 tablespoon of milk of magnesia in one glass of water, to be applied to the skin to stop the itching.
In general, alkalizing the body is a more effective way to prevent recurrence, but an external application I might consider whenever the itching is frequent, so a faster solution is called for. Hence, either baking soda alone , or baking soda and potassium bicarbonate are the best in the long run. I should know, the fungus count in my home is high, but an often unrecognized issue and sometimes people assume it's just eczema or allergy when in fact it might be an enviromental problem combined with the body's frequent metabolic acidosis, primarily wheat, white flour and bread. Even whole wheat is a problem.
It should be mentioned here that folk medicine in U.S. have no idea about the successes of Eastern medicine, such as Tibetan medicine or Chinese medicine. In those paradigm, and I don't use it, but their findings agreed with my own observation in that people should avoid sour and sweet foods in general, wheat, potatoes, high calcium foods, honey, and fruits whenever inflammation occurs. In my own understanding, these inflammation are primarily acid forming either to extracellularly or intracellularly or both. Much of the Western problems of disease are almost unknown in Eastern medicine because the foods eaten in western cultures are mostly pro-inflammatory foods, whether they be vegetable oils, sour foods and sweets, often resulting in metabolic acidosis. The most dangerous of all foods used is the adding of aspartame, which causes extreme metabolic acidosis, leading to ever worsening skin problems. Therefore, your mentioned of itching may appear to be of fungus like
component. Bacteria itches too, but not as badly as a fungus problem and hence a simple baking soda, or a better baking soda and potassium bicarbonate, is preferred, if of course you can somehow find it from a local chemical supplier or a drug store."
Ted from Bangkok, Thailand replies: "Keloids could be a number of causes, but namely it is the inflammation. The dietary changes is needed to increase immunity and help with the healing. The basic food lists to avoid that is very important are wheat, sugar, aspartame, fluoride, fruit juices, alcohol, tomatoes, onions, garlic, peanut butter, yeast products, dairy products, cheese, and caffeine.
The single most important food that needs to be avoided is the wheat, white bread, white flour and aspartame as they are the most acid forming food that I can identify. Besides the fact that wheat promotes candida growth in humans, and fungus growth, it also has gluten and many people are intolerant, leading to inflammation of the skin.
One major reason why Asians don't get sick is that Asians eat rice and Western Culture, and only RECENTLY started eating wheat. U.S. made a switchover from millet and wheat more than 50 years ago and the health problems pretty much goes down the drain and this is much of the problems with inflammation. It is actually more healthy eating the traditional staple of millet, so much about the Green Revolution. Millet is an alkaline forming foods and has vitamin B17, which is anti-cancer, but also increases the body's immunity and reduced skin problems through reduction in inflammation.
When the skin is inflammed and immune systems are down, the body tries to put the dust in the rug rather than removing it due to weak immunity.
In the morning, a whey protein once or twice in the morning, early dinner. This will enable quick healing if the skin. If the skin heals quickly, keloids don't form. But scarring is also the lack of vitamin E, and 200 i.u. a day may help. Most important is that vitamin C sodium ascorbate 1000 mg is taken once a day to help faster healing, while vitamin E will reduce scarring, and whey protein to increase the speed of healing.
Some ocassional zinc gluconate 50 mg, twice a week may be needed, and some granulate lecithin may help nerve transmission in responding to healing.' Most importantly, it will be the baking soda that helps most of the healing, so avoiding lemon or sour food at least for now I think will be more helpful to me.
The baking soda is taken at 1/2 teaspoon in 1/2 glass of water at least twice a day, once in the morning and once before bedtime. It takes about 3 weeks to a month to notice improve skin.
The other problem about skin complexion is the problematic fried foods and the use of hydrogenated vegetable oils and vegetable oils in general. Once or twice a week evening primrose oils 500-1000 mg and also fish oil will help raise the omega 3 and reduce scarring as fish oils are known for that and at least in one cases I found reduce keloids with fish oils supplements. Fish oils interestingly can be taken more frequently than the primrose oil and can be taken once every other day should be sufficient to promote normal healing and reduce scarring.
This is mostly preventive to prevent newer keloids form forming, but the old ones will generally be reduced rather slowly since it has formed a long time ago."
Ted from Bangkok, Thailand replies: "The bumps indicate the body's level of antioxidants being low which is why it forms a keloids, that and the fact that the hair curls back to the skin causes the body to react negatively by attacking it, but often because the skin infects easily. That said, a topical mixture of natural vitamin E mixed with tea tree oil and perhaps some lavender oils and perhaps a small amount of aloe vera oil mixed should help the bumps.
The tea tree oil (terpinoids factions) kills the invading infection, lavender oil is anti inflammatory in nature, the vitamin E prevents formation of keloids by preventing the body's oil to harden, and the aloe vera oil accelerates the healing from the allantoin content.
A simpler remedy than that is just the lavender oil mixed in equal portions with natural vitamin E, as a natural vitamin E is a more powerful one than the use of tocopheryl acetate or other synthetic forms of vitamin E.
Topical application merely covers up the other condition of the body's low level of alkalinity, antioxidants (from vitamin E, carotenoids, an certain antioxidant minerals such as zinc, manganese, copper, molybdenum). Supplements of at least vitamin E 400 i.u. plus a natural vitamin A may help plus some zinc gluconate at the very least.
The topical application of just plain distilled vinegar to the area may also relieve some itching, if the keloids razor bumps are causing the problems of inflammation or itching.
The lemon and baking soda (sodium bicarbonate, NOT BAKING POWDER!) will help reduce calcification encourage circulation and reduce some razor bumps, the dose for that is usually one whole lime (8 teaspoon) plus 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda in 1/2 glass of water taken only 4 or 5 days out a week."
Ted from Bangkok, Thailand replies: "Melissa: This is one area where I have to say conventional medicine might do better. Usually the use of lasers to remove scar tissues, and keloid might eliminate quite quickly if alternative medicine do not work. Scars tissues are deep wounds and I think a more mechanical approach to such as laser in a dermatology clinic would work. Of course the price can be considerable."
Ted from Bangkok, Thailand replies: "Dear Jennifer: Most keloid scars are a body's reaction to a viral infection/nanobac under the skin as a result of unsanitary conditions during surgery. Without going into the mistakes they make using the wrong kind of antiseptic, let us just focus on the treatment.
Buy 100% lavender oil and 100% tea tree oil mixed at 50 - 50 ratio and apply on the keloid scar. It should noticeably reduce within a couple of hours.
Of course, while you wait finding those aromatherapy oils, sometimes I find it extremely useful to reach for pure vinegar first. Apply vinegar every 20 - 30 minutes for about at least 5 application. You should notice a reduction in keloid scar, within a couple of hours. If not then just try lavender and tea tree oil.
If the above does not work, it means the keloid scars are fungus in nature that are somewhat resistant to the acid treatment, then a strong alkaline, such as potassium carbonate solution maybe 20-30% might be helpful, but you should mix this with possibly a some 3% hydrogen peroxide solution at 50% of the mix.
I could explain more difficult formulations using copper chloride solution, but you will end up having too much trouble as it is finding the needed supplies.
During treatment he should take plenty of vitamin C and if you can get fulvic acid, to be taken internally and applied to skin, should also help.
The skin reaction is also made worse whenever he has a zinc deficiency, in which case supplementation of zinc acetate, zinc gluconate or zinc citrate is the preferred form. I am doubtful they have zinc chloride but this is acceptable also. Do not use other kinds of zinc. The preferred dose is about 50 mg. Taking some manganese sulfate may complement his healing as well as taking oatmeal daily or twice daily on an empty stomach should help with healing. If the suggestion is right most keloid should disapper in a matter of a month or so, but you should see improvements within an hour or a couple of hours. If not, then you must have to switch to other forms of treatment.
Most of the suggestions here should apply for a majority of keloids. This is just my opinion, of course. "
Ted from Bangkok, Thailand replies: "Joyce: There are many ways to dissolve the old scar tissue. You can try to dissolve some aspirin with water and apply on the skin. Aspirin is acetyl salicylic acid, which is similar, but a weaker form of salicylic acid that dermatologist used to remove old scar tissue. For me I have some black spots on my arm and I removed by applying a 50% water and 50% DMSO solution applied daily over a month. While the application over such brief period I that I did only remove about 80% of the spots, it was significantly smaller than usual. As a result, I was happy with it and didn't bother to continue. The DMSO goes right through the skin and slowly removes the old keloids. I learned that it can do this by observing injured animals with scar used DMSO solution also, but probably of a higher concentration.
Vinegar is also another good one, but a much milder form basically it removes hard skins cells but it does this much slowly.
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