U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free

Dr. Krishna Narayanan

Plastic Surgery
Cochecton, PA

Locations

Office

PA

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Plastic Surgery

Licenses

United States: Pennsylvania

Languages spoken

English, Tamil

Doctor Q&A

315 Answers
279 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Scar revision: Depending on the extent and depth of the scar kenalog (triamcinolone) injections can minimize the appearance of the scars. For more complicated scars,... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Tension free: Careful approximation of the wound edges with tension free closure.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Undermining: Undermining occurs beneath the skin surface in continuation with the ulcer. Tunneling can occur in a deeper plane f the wound base.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Scar: With minimally invasive techniques scars can be less noticeable.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Scar revision: Depending on the thickness of the scar, silicone sheets or injection of kenalog (triamcinolone) can help thin the scar.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Traction: Some of the damage from traction on hair follicles can be permenant.Remaining undamaged follicles can have close to normal hair growth.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Silva dense: Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream may soften the scars.Make sure you are not allergic to silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Hair fall : Copper containing shampoos and conditioner can sometimes offer relief.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Bactroban (mupirocin) : Sometimes use of Bactroban (mupirocin) Cream twice daily to the areas of bump on the face will help with the healing process if you had already been t... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Sebaceous cyst: Sometimes the contents of the sebaceous cyst gets hardened and will need to be surgically removed. The complete removal of the sac enclosing the cyst ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Doctor: It is always safe to have your doctor remove the skin tags.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Avoids pressure : Rotation every 2 hours avoids pressure exerted in the skin surface constantly in one particular area
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Cyst: Sebaceous cyst has grayish white paste like material when opened. Usually the covering membrane may need to be completely removed to avoid recurrence.... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Depth: Primarily based on the depth of the lines.Deeper wrinkles are long standing and more prominent with camouflage
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Changes in lesions: Cancerous changes occur in skin lesions over the course of time. It may not occur overnight.Periodic check ups necessary for suspicious skin lesions.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Grafts: Well placed micro and mini grafts providing aesthetically pleasing hairline and frontal density.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Numbness: Did you have th numbness all through the eight years. Sometimes numbness may be related to other causes.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Skin tags: Skin tags can occur from any skin surface.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Any type: Any type of burn if sustained deep can result in a second degree burn.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Time: Depends on hoe long you had the spot of dis colored skin. Could be abscess. Best to be checked by your physician right away.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Ingredient: Check for other ingredients for which you may be allergic.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Breast specialist: Will need to be carefully evaluated by a physician who specializes in breast patholo gies.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Initial: This may be the initial sign.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Infection: Seems like you may have an infection. Please have it checked by your physician to see if you need antibiotics
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
No studies: There have been no peer reviewed studies to support this.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Multiple: You may require psychological, endocrine , plastic surgical evaluations. May require laser hair removal or hair transplantation for further change in ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine): Silvvadene cream prescribed by your doctor after examination o f the wound along with compression wrap can help.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Burns: If the area is extensive or if there are signs of infection such as draining.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Platelet rich plasma: There are some early clinical studies in progress regarding use of platelet rich plasma in promoting hair growth.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Don't: Always check with a physician. Mole can be malignant.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Outgrowths : They appear as growths from the skin surface and may feel soft or hard. Sometimes they may already be draining whitish material which is tooth paste c... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Brown Recluse: The area may have open wound with necrotic edges. There may be swelling around the bite with redness.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Bald patches: Bald isolated patches in the beard area may sometimes be related to fungal infiltration of the skin.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Bactroban (mupirocin): Bactroban (mupirocin) cream applied topically twice daily can also help.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Hair density: This can be noticeable from density of hair in locations of the scalp.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Minoxidil: Minoxidil may help some increase in density of hairs. Hair transplantation can help cover specific areas of baldness. Careful pre planning is importan... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Deep burns: Will need to make sure that there are no deep 2nd degree burns. Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream applied twice daily to the area of burns will he... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Some plastic surgeons perform lipoabdominoplasty.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Pain management: Strict control of blood sugar is crucial as it may help with the pain associated with diabetic neuropathy. Periodic check ups with your physician and ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
No: Exercise alone will not remove appearance of cellulite.
A member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Changes: Changes in size, shape and thickness associated with bleeding from existing or recent lesions. Please have the lesion evaluated by a specialist for bi... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
For Patients sufferi: For patients suferring from coditions such as lymphedema, puncture wounds can be a source if infection culminating in cellulitis of the upper extremit... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Iron supplement: I have had limited success with iron supplements and copper containing shampoo which may prevent hair fall.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
There is no one best: There is no one best treatment. First it has to be determined whether it is a keloid or hypertrophic scarring. Intralesional injection of kenalog (tri... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Office management fo: Hair loss following menopause is a complex problem to treat. I have had limited success with oral iron and shampoos with copper.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Stretch marks: Stretch marks in general are hard to treat with acceptable results.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Amlactin: Amlactin lotion applied daily can help stabilize skin integrity.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Complex surgery: This is a complex reconstructive surgical procedure and involves prolonged psychological preparation and adjustment.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.

Ask doctors free
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less

Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

3
Recommendations
365
Thank you notes
Mar 30, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Narayanan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Narayanan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you for answering my question. I had IV antibiotics a few years ago when there was some infection in the leg. Hope not IV again! Tx
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I viewed a plastic surgeon's site where he lists 40 treatments given!
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! Elderly mom has thin bottom soles with redness. MD clueless. Bye!

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Scranton Region, PA - Summer
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, Scranton Region, PA - Summer
2013
Top Plastic Surgeon , Second Place, New York - Summer
2013
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less