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scarring after scoliosis surgery

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Karimi
16 years experience Neurosurgery
Will resolve in time: This is a common feeling around any surgical scar for about 1-3 months as the nerves near the incision regenerate and heal. If the incision is red or ... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
varies: The sensation of 'itchiness' can often accompany a wound that is healing, so it can be a good sign and usually resolves. I have had some patients who ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Lee
Dr. Stan Lee answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: The type of surgery will determine the location and size of the scar.
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Right down the middle long but they look ok after about a year.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: If the surgeon told you the hardware okay, I do not think you will problems.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Keloid???: are you forming a keloid? if you are a trip to a plastic surgeon will help you. there is different ways to minimize the scar. see a plastic surgeon
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes you could see an orthopedic surgeon with a specialty for the treatment of scoliosis. Also, if you list your specific question on healthtap, i wil ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Justin Esterberg
24 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Congenital : Congenital scoliosis is typically treated in childhood. This really depends on the underlying reason for the scoliosis, how old your child is, and the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Iwas a military physician i did see one girl make it thrpugh meps with rods but it wasca systemn error ar40-501 is the referemce.
A female asked:
Dr. Paul Sucgang
17 years experience Family Medicine
Body is adjusting: How recently was the surgery. If it was in the past several months this may be the muscle structure around the ribs that are adjusting to the new real ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Missing data: Scoliosis varies in intensity from very mild to extreme. Surgical approaches will also vary with the case. You are welcome to start over & inclu ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Curve size : There are multiple considerations and I would not hesitate to be seen. That being said, and purely from a structural perspective, curves less than 45 ... Read More

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