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Tissue (Definition)

The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more


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What cream will get rid of keloid scar tissue?

What cream will get rid of keloid scar tissue?

KeloidScar treatment: There are no creams that will eliminate a keloid scar. Corticosteroid injections may soften the scar, decrease scar size, and/or improve symptoms associated with the scar; but the scar will still be present. Scar excision will remove the keloid. The resulting scar should be followed closely during healing and maturation to ensure the best result and minimize the risk for recurrence.

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Besides massage, how can I get rid of scar tissue where they made the arthroscopic incisions on my ankle four months ago? Any cream or supplement?

Besides massage, how can I get rid of scar tissue where they made the arthroscopic incisions on my ankle four months ago? Any cream or supplement?

Tincture of time: Scars take 6-24 months to heal while tissue reorganizes and remodels. Keeping a wound moist and taking the tension off of the wound edges is helpful initially. No cream or supplements have ever been shown to SCIENTIFICALLY make any difference.

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Is circumcision the only options for a case of phimosis with scar tissue? Is it the only option? The only thing to do? Or would the alternative treatments/options work? The steroid creams - betamethasone, stretching, preputioplasty, etc? What about partia

Is circumcision the only options for a case of phimosis with scar tissue? Is it the only option? The only thing to do? Or would the alternative treatments/options work? The steroid creams - betamethasone, stretching, preputioplasty, etc? What about partia

You choose: The choice of treatment depends directly on the risk/benefit assessment and your personal opinion. I agree with the respondents. A circumcision will be curative. Steroid creams work quite well and should be tried first if you desire an "intact" prepuce. If these fail, and you still do not want a circ, then you can opt for operative stretching/slit/or partial circ all of which can recur.

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What is the best way to get more research done on how to permanently get rid of painful scar tissue?

What is the best way to get more research done on how to permanently get rid of painful scar tissue?

Depends on site: See a dermatologist or aesthetic surgeon to evaluate the scar. Long-term pain in scars is not too common, and may indicate a problem within the scar itself. You did not mention location, reason for scarring, etc. They will ask those questions and examine. Sometimes injections help quiet unstable scarring.

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What is the best lotion to use to get rid of scar tissue?

What is the best lotion to use to get rid of scar tissue?

Scars are permanent: Topical treatments usually help with that itchy feeling scars may have. Massaging a scar can sometimes get it to mature and soften faster. Topical silicone (sheets or gel) can improve the appearance of a scar but nothing gets rid of a scar.

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What would you say is the very best method to remove scar tissue from the brain?

What would you say is the very best method to remove scar tissue from the brain?

Brain scar tissue: It's best to leave the 'scar tissue' where it is unless it is affecting a vital structure/vessel or causing some other problem such as seizures. In that case, surgery can be performed to fix the problem. But otherwise removing it for no good reason may actually cause more harm than good.

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What is the best way to get rid of scar tissue is your knee?

What is the best way to get rid of scar tissue is your knee?

Depends: A consultation with an orthopedic surgeon is a good place to start. Mild scarring can remodel with appropriate range of motion exercises, and the risk of further injury reduced with strengthening. More involved scar tissue may benefit from operative intervention. Seek a board certified orthopedic surgeon in your area for specifics.

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10 yeas post op can't keep weight on due to ulcers /scar tissue blocking food from leaving stomach what is best way to resolve issue?

Can't answer here: Too many issues that may affect this to answer here. Need to see doc, get testing to be able to answer.

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Scar tissue, can it cause pain?

Scar tissue, can it cause pain?

Yes: Some scar tissue particularly keloid may be associated with pain. This is not completely understood but it clearly associated with inflammation because steroid injections will produce improvements in as little as 3 days. In other situations, scar tissue will entrap nerves as improvement may require surgical release.

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How can scar tissue be removed?

How can scar tissue be removed?

Excision: Scar tissue is rarely removed from sites of organ damage but rather from cutaneous areas where the scar is visible and occasionally painful. At this time it may be widely excised but to prevent recurrence a steroid can be injected into the would like Kenalog (triamcinolone) which produces a strong anti inflammatory response.

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Could minor injury causes scar tissue?

Could minor injury causes scar tissue?

Yes: Scar tissue is the response of tissue, skin or organ to a traumatic or inflammatory process that requires healing of the site of injury. The body repairs the damage by filling in a defect and adding strength to the site by producing a fibroblastic response

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How to lighten scar tissue?

Laser/hydroquinone: Scars can be lightened with lasers and or hydroquinone. A dermatologist or a plastic surgeon may be helpful.

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Do abortions cause scar tissue?

Sometimes: Frequent abortions, infected abortions and abortions occurring farther along in pregnancy are associated with a condition called asherman's syndrome, which is scarring in the uterus.

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Can scar tissue increase alp levels?

No: Scar tissue is fibrotic and is a result of injury rather than a cause.

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Will scar tissue show up on an x ray?

Usually not: Scar tissue will not show up on routine x-rays. An MRI on the other hand may be able to locate scar tissue much better. Good luck.

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What is the best cream to treat pox scars?

What is the best cream to treat pox scars?

Can't really get RID: Of scars, but you can reduce their noticibility. Use a cream called mederma to reduce the appearance of scars.

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How does scar tissue build up after surgery?

Normal process: Surgery is a trauma to the tissues. Inflammation results which is part of the healing process. Fibrous tissue is the end result. Hence the scar, or adhesions if internal.

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Scarring (Definition)

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