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A 37-year-old female asked:

Can platelet rich plasma grow any dermis or epidermis skin?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
In order to grow dermis or epidermis, skin stem cells must be present, and specific conditions must be provided including nutrients, a scaffolding layer and no disruptive movements. Platelet Rich Plasma is the product of blood collection which is then centrifuged to concentrate the cells. It would be impossible for a random stem cell within this blood product to be able to grow into skin.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
No. Platelet rich plasma is similar to snake oil. For healthy diet: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/., exercise 30 minutes/day, drink enough water daily so your urine is mostly colorless, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs. Get HPV, Flu and Covid vaccines. Wish you good health!
Last updated Oct 26, 2021

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