I thought I would start a new topic as I ordered Dermatix Silicone Gel today, primarily for the use of my Post Inflammatory Erythema and Shallow Scarring.
As I have said on previous topics, I have spent a lot of time researching what this Post Inflammatory Erythema is with little luck and information on it... I did however find something quite interesting on it, which others whom are suffering from may be interested to read...
I have also seen recently that many people have or have considered to use Duct Tape on their coloured marks and scars as this apparently tricks the body into thinking something is attacking the skin - As a result, the white blood cells travel to this area of the skin and attack against the "virus" or "infection", thus meaning that more collagen is produced... This method is also commonly used for the treatment of Warts and Verrucas, it yields very high success rates within this category, however again after much research into these kinds of studies, many reported Erythema as a side effect.
Anyone who already has this DOES NOT want it making worse, and after it seeing it pop up several times within studies I decided against completing using it.
Erythema - Defined as redness of the skin, caused by hyperemia - which is an increase of blood flow to the capillaries. The capillaries are engorged because of damage to the skin, this is the bodies way of responding to the healing process. So if you logically think about it, it doesn't make sense to scrub your skin raw or apply anything which is too strong.
I decided on purchasing Dermatix Silicone Gel as I have seen many positive reviews for it (Hopefully wont jinx it) especially for Erythema. I do have some shallow scarring, I think some Ice Pick scars and some Boxcar Scars, but these have got significantly better since I have left them alone and time has passed on. I think these kind of scars respond well to collagen product, apparently putting some form of pressure on the mark encourages the body to produce more of it (Not sure how true that is).
I will continue to update the progress of this product once it arrives, hopefully it will help some of you guys too. I'm praying for a miracle!!!!!!!
Edited by HCT, 23 October 2013 - 12:30 PM.