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pyogenic granuloma

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tissue overgrowth: A pyogenic granuloma occurs after an injury or trauma. This is part of the body's healing response. The granulation tissue grows quickly to cover the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Weiss
52 years experience Plastic Surgery
See a surgeon: Pyogenigc granulomas can often be treated by cauterization. The tissue should also be biopsied and the wound followed by the physician until healed.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
18 years experience Dermatology
Removal with Biopsy: A pyogenic granuloma is non-cancerous growth of tissue that is composed of fragile immature blood vessels. There are often found in areas on the skin ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
Biopsy is best way: Often a physician can make judgement on appearance and medical history and examination.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
42 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Several: Pyogenic granulomas in the oral cavity may occur in several areas, with the gums being one of the more common locations. They may be due to trauma or ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tissue overgrowth: A pyogenic granuloma occurs after an injury or trauma. This is part of the body's healing response. The granulation tissue grows quickly to cover the ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
18 years experience Dermatology
Bleeding, tender: A pyogenic granuloma is non-cancerous growth of tissue that is composed of fragile immature blood vessels. There are often found in areas on the skin ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Haley
23 years experience Dermatology
Abnormal healing: This is a benign condition usually caused by trauma where the skin heals abnormally with blood vessels instead of scar tissue. Often, it is a minor i ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Benign: Not a cancer. Not an infection. A small, pink, soft growth like a tiny finger. Simple excision is quick, easy, painless, and curative. On the umbilic ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
YES: Depending on the size and complicating co-morbid conditions, this could certainly be done as an outpt procedure.

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