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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience 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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience 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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience 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 member asked:
Dr. Daniel Reichenbach
22 years experience General Surgery
Transplant your skin: A skin graft is used to cover a burn or large wound where all of the layers of skin have been lost. It is taken from one area of the body to cover th ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco Agullo
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Skin grafting: When skin grafting is necessary, it is taken from a donor site as a shave and placed on the wound. It will result in skin color changes at both donor ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Skin grafting is often necessary to cover the defects created after removing the necrotic skin caused by this type of infection. The infection must b ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Yes....: I'm not sure what you mean by "grafted back." there is a surgical procedure to fix just about anything that may be wrong with you. Find a reliable u ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Lechtman
30 years experience Plastic Surgery
Skin from one area..: Is taken off and put down somewhere else. There is a lot of technical stuff but that's the basics.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Block
35 years experience Trauma Surgery
Tissue loss: Loss of the layers of skin or other soft tissue defects are some of the reasons. Typically, a skin graft is used to accelerate or improve healing. Com ... Read More
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