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how to cover up a circumcision scar

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Insurance should pay: Bad penile scarring after circumcision is a medical problem ; should be a covered expense. Suture tracts or tunnels accumulate dead sloughed skin cell ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Healing scars: A scar forms when there is healing of an injury to the tissues. Remember that with almost all wounds, healing continues for months and months as we ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Time: The scar will fade with time. Let it take its natural course. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and m ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Scar is always...: A scar is always the residual sign of skin/tissue healing after cut/injury. So, if not related with circumcision, id you have a pimple-like "boil" bef ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zahid Niazi
38 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Yes, if you look: Yes, scars are permanent. Usually though the scars will blend in and are not noticeable unless you look for them. Also depends on location and how the ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Re-do: about the only way to fix a bad circumcision is to re-do the surgery. helps to discuss with your surgeon exactly what you find displeasing about your ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gehrig Harris
16 years experience Family Medicine
No: Wound healing is dependant upon a lot of factors and so although i can say that your scar should be completely healed in 10 or 15 days you might be a ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Unpredictable...: Any cut to tissue will heal with a visible "scar'; likewise, does cut for incision. But its visibility is unpredictable, depending upon personal body ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Can only speculate: The procedure itself is much more involved: general anesthesia, sutures, swelling, itching, recovery etc in the adult. Add the anticipation & remembra ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gehrig Harris
16 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Could a circumcision scar be hypertrophic? I have never seen or heard of this happening but in medicine we frequently say that anything is possible. I ... Read More
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