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Brain Scar Tissue Symptoms
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
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. ...Read more
Dysplasia is a chronic disorder of the medium sized blood vessels leading to your vital organs. Treatment includes controlling blood pressure, opening up narrowed vessels and relief of symptoms. For more information, go to
www. Mayoclinic. Org->diseases&conditions
or Fibromuscular Dysplasia Society of America, www. Fmdsa. Org->fmd_info->what_is_fmd ...Read more
New data: There is a study that indicated recently that migraine sufferers may have changes occur to the gray matter. However the study is unclear as to connection. The most recent information regarding migraines indicates that they arise from compression peripheral nerves around the scalp and can be treated successfully with long-term relief for surgery to decompress them. ...Read more
Scar tissue of the brain will it do any harm scar tissue from hemmroging when a infant now 8 years old is it going to affect her in any way
Injuries: Injuries to the brain can produce a permanent scar. Sometimes a scar is big enough to be seen on an MRI or ct. The possibility of complications, and the type of complications, arising from a brain injury depend on the size and location of the injury and other factors. Potential complications could include loss of function of a limb, impairment of a special sense (like vision), impairment of intellect or ability, seizures, and other problems. Sometimes scars cause no perceptible problems. ...Read more
Can suffering different types of migraines over 20 yrs. Cause any brain damage? If so, what kind & how severe? Would it show as scar tissue on mri?
Unlikely...: There is no evidence that migraine has a long-term effect on the function of the brain or has long-term neurological consequences for the patient. There is abundant evidence, however, that migraine sufferers with a history of aura are at a twofold increased risk of stroke. White matter hyperintense lesions can show up on MRI in migraine patients, but we don't know significance of these findings. ...Read more
I have a brain tumor that sometimes causes seizures from the scar tissue from my 3 surgerys & I wanted to know if you think Ill be on the meds forever?
Forever is long but-: With that type of history of 3 surgeries and the formation of scar tissue I believe the only way to keep you completely safe from seizures due to the scar tissue irritating your brain is to keep you on medication. I know that's a long time. Maybe technology will change in your lifetime for this....not likely in mine though...PMA (Positive Mental Attitude) ...Read more
Help plz! Can scarlet fever cause scar tissue on the brain (which is the cause of one's epileptic seizures)?
Underwent MRI scan of brain, this showed scar tissue on my right frontal lobe. I've been suffering from vestibular migraines but also have mono. Help?
Migraines: Have multiple causes. The scar tissue may or may not be contributing. Look into electromagnetic therapy. (http://www. Webmd. Com/migraines-headaches/magnetic-field-therapy) I have great success with chinese medicine and acupuncture with migraines as well as diet changes...Eliminate dairy and gluten from your diet...It will help. Also the chinese medicine is amazing for helping recover from mono. ...Read more
Pain: Scar tissue formation is very common after surgery. Sometimes, scar tissue (adhesions) will cause pain and other times will not. If you have no pain, then there is no need to do anything. However, scar tissue is less likely to form after vaginal hysterectomy than abdominal hysterectomy. Please see your doctor if you are having any issues. ...Read more
Tightness & soreness: Usually after injury & scarring, the knee will feel tight to flexing & may be sore after use. If surgery or injury was involved, use of physical therapy may help free the knee to better movement. I would see an orthopedic surgeon or sport medicine physician to examine. Use of diagnostic ultrasound or MRI may be useful to identity scarring. ...Read more
Is it possible for a prostate to have infection or even scar tissue? If so what would be the symptoms?
Scar tissue: It depends if the scar tissue is superficial or deep then treatments may differ and are poorly studied. The most common treatments for hypertrophic Superficial scarring are covering with silicone, steroid injections or pressure treatments. Results may vary and each treatment needs to be followed through in its entirety. ...Read more
If im 18, is it possible I have the typical-ms-scar tissue and only some yearse after develop the serious symptoms? What are the chances?
None: Do you have documented ms, or do you fear ms, and if so, why? The lesions of ms are often seen on mri, yet not always fully discernible on clinical exam. If your MRI suggests possible ms, get neurology evaluation and spinal fluid studies and start modern medication which should control the problem. ...Read more
May be none: May be none but you could also have pain. ...Read more
Hi, in June I underwent partial hysterectomy by assisted robotic method. From last week I am having pelvic pain. Is it a symptom of scar tissue?
Not necessarily scar: Pelvic pain can have many causes. You should document the onset, character (sharp, dull, crampy, etc), and how often you're having the pain as well as if you are having any other symptoms (such as issues with urination or bowel movements). In addition, see if the pain gets better with ibuprofen or Tylenol (acetaminophen). Most importantly, you should call the doctor to set up an appointment to be evaluated. ...Read more
Had ERCP w/monometry 9/11/13-repair SOD type2 @Emory University. Having symptoms again. What's next step? My CBD very small. Scar Tissue? Tired of beingSic
Let doc know: Some symptoms in sphincter of Oddi dysfunction persist and become chronic. The main problem is that some other conditions may as well occur and a thorough medical evaluation is needed. That's why letting your gastroenterologist know is critical. ...Read more
What are the all the symptoms of having scar tissue in the knee? I looked on google but can't find what scar tissue looks like on a MRI? Help
I have symptoms of bladder infectons urology Dr can find nothing wrong wih my, bladder thinks I have scar tissue from a hysterectomy I had 45 yrs ago?
Is it normal to have scar tissue in the knee after having plica removal or a partial chondroplasty? What are the symptoms of having scar tissue in kne
Yes it is normal:
All surgeries heal with some scar tissue the big? Is how much and how "friendly" it will be
generally speaking it is not so much the scar tissue in the knee causing problems as it is other things going bad and causing problems such as progression of degenerative process
some people recover very rapidly form surg and others do not occasionally it is apparent as to why this is so others not. ...Read more
My dentist and periodontist told me I have scar tissue under my tongue. What are common symptoms of this scar tissue?
How old are you?:
The scar you are talking about, could be a band, the band could limit the motion of the tongue, apparently it has not affecting you or your speech since you are a grown adult with unknown age.
usually if it was discovered at young age, specially before school age, we usually cut it off, to prevent the child from having a speech problem. ...Read more
What may be symptoms of scar tissue from gonnarea years later? I'm clean but had STD like 10 yrs ago all of the sudden I pee frequent & urgent
Sounds like a new: Infection. Go see a doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can your tibia bone feel unstable? What are the symptoms? I had knee surgery for ACL trim and mensicus trim and scar tissue under the patella. Help
Yes: Yes, you can definitely have some degree of instability in your knee/tibia, particularly if you have an "acl deficient" knee. I would not hesitate to discuss directly with your surgeon. ...Read more
Been having hip pain. Thought it was hip, but wondering of possibility of referred pain from l-5, s-1 fusion 20 years ago with lots of scar tissue.
See details: If your pain is the area of the groin it is more likely to be hip. Pain in the buttock or outside of the hip is likely to be back in origin. ...Read more