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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Sure, lots.: Next question? Seriously, it depends what you want to know. A piece of skin is taken from a "donor" area and grafted onto the treatment area, usually ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
At least 3 weeks: It takes at least 3 weeks and closer to 3 months for skin grafts to achieve significant adherence to minimize the risk of shear or stress forces on th ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Skin grafts are very helpful after losing large amounts of skin. If there are areas that can not cover your body from burns, or other injuries skin c ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Not recommended: Skin grafts are major and expensive surgery, which would not be considered for a non- health- or life-threatening problem such as hypopigmentation.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelvin Barry
16 years experience in Podiatry
Scar lingers: Derma bond doesn't remove scar completely. There will still be a scar line. Derma bond reduces the thickness and color of scar. It keeps skin as close ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Motoki
40 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Post Operative Care: It would be advisable to communicate with your surgeon before engaging in strenuous activities. Your surgeon has the most complete knowledge about th ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience in Trauma Surgery
What?: Putting a question mark after a sentence, does not a question make. Please rephrase.
A 12-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Less than a day: A clean incision should not hurt for more than a few hours. If the pain persists for more than a day, it would be prudent to contact your doctor.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
A ? for surgeon: You need to be asking the doctor who performed this procedure, who also better knows your health history. I can tell you that smoking interferes with ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Genioplasty, etc.: Yes, you will experience significant swelling of the chin and cheeks and lips after a genioplasty plus fat grafts to cheeks plus lip fillers. Generall ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience in Dermatology
It : It sounds like you are talking about keratosis pilaris. The sun doesn't really play a role in this condition (proper use of sunscreen after microderm ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Either : Both are superficial skin treatments and Accutane will not effect your healing. Do not do a deep peel or other skin resurfacing for at least a year af ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Avoid tanning: tanning is a bad idea as a general rule because of the risk for skin cancer
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
34 years experience in Psychiatry
Dryness: What kind of water using if well water make sure there is water softener system .Use skin lubricant specially cetaphil.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience in Dermatology
PProbably: You probably have seborrheic dermatitis with postinflammatory hyperpigmentation. See dermatologist to discuss treatment options.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Eyemakeup/bleph.: Best to ask your surgeon, but generally wait for at least 2 weeks post surgery and suture removal to allow the incisions to completely heal...
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Depends on technique: There are many different approaches that may involve implants, flaps or grafts. Certainly the collaboration between your surgeon and plastic surgeon w ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alex Meyers
24 years experience in Hand Surgery
Hand wound: It is not unusual for palm incisions to "gap". Typically i would soak the wound with soapy water for 10-15 minutes 2-3 times per day and keep it cove ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience in Dermatology
To improve red marks: left from old acne after Accutane do best with lasers and or LED technology. See a derm to discuss options.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Medical treatment: Facial hair growth caused by hormone imbalances is usually treated by removal (laser, electrolysis, etc) and medical treatment (birth control pills an ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience in Pediatrics
After it heals: Stitches are used to repair a significant cut in the skin, so it needs to heal well enough before getting it wet. Usually depending on the location s ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Do not worry: Hair that grow after chemotherapy are all healthy, so you should treat them just like you always did, you can grow them, cut them , style them and do ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
No!: but why shout?? "Speak softly but carry a bid stick!" Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt. Hope this helps! Dr Z
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Berger
40 years experience in Dermatology
Up to 2 weeks: Depends upon the degree of injury from waxing.
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