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Can scar tissue from a tracheotomy cause respiratory problems in the future?

Can scar tissue from a tracheotomy cause respiratory problems in the future?

Usually no: A planned and properly done tracheotomy usually doesn't lead to future respiratory problems. However, tracheotomies done in emergency situations may be linked to future respiratory problems unless the emergency trach is revised soon after the initial trach. Many patients have had tracheotomies and then have had the cannula removed without respiratory problems down the road. ...Read more

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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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Can scar tissue from a tracheotomy cause respiratory problems and epiglotitis many years later?

Can scar tissue from a tracheotomy cause respiratory problems and epiglotitis many years later?

Respiratory prob yes: Scarring in the upper trachea can cause respiratory problems later on especially in the face of infection. As far as epiglottitis there should not be any association. ...Read more

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Having exploratory lap for chronic right pelvic pain. Will lap cause scar tissue problems later on? What to figure things out, not add to the prob.

Having exploratory lap for chronic right pelvic pain. Will lap cause scar tissue problems later on? What to figure things out, not add to the prob.

Scar tissue: Scar tissue can occur post incision after any operation in the process of healing. Minimally invasive surgical techniques can mitigate that problem such as Laparoscopy for assessment of the chronic pelvic pain. ...Read more

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Have lump of scar tissue size of marble at shoulder blade since shoulder injury 2 years ago. No pain to touch. Cause problem? Need to remove? How?

Have lump of scar tissue size of marble at shoulder blade since shoulder injury 2 years ago. No pain to touch. Cause problem? Need to remove? How?

Have this checked: It is my advice that you have this lump checked out. It may very well be benign. However, cancer can develop on scar tissue and this can generally be cured if treated properly. I suggest having a biopsy taken of the tissue for a pathological exam. Please make an appointment at a clinic to begin to follow this up. ...Read more

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Is a D&C dangerous? I have to get a polyp removed & i have pcos but I want kids in the future. Will the D&C cause scar tissue or problems later on?

Is a D&C dangerous? I have to get a polyp removed & i have pcos but I want kids in the future. Will the D&C cause scar tissue or problems later on?

Not usually: A D & C or a hysteroscopy and D & C are often performed to remove an Endometrial Polyp. There are risks as in any surgery. Scarring of the uterine lining is one of them, but does not usually occur. A polyp can also interfere with conception, is an abnormal growth, and should be removed. Usually a D & C will not cause later problems, but should always be reported. ...Read more

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Round Lump at tip of shoulder blade after shoulder injury. Is that scar tissue? No pain when touched. Will it cause problem? See what type of doctor?

Round Lump at tip of shoulder blade after shoulder injury. Is that scar tissue? No pain when touched. Will it cause problem? See what type of doctor?

Shoulder: Depending on what part of the shoulder blade it is located on it could be some calcification that has developed after the contusion that occurred, probably the best person to see would be an orthopedic surgeon who could further evaluate this concern, they could get x-rays if indicated or obtain an MRI to make sure this is nothing more than post from attic scar tissueor calcification. Good luck ...Read more

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1st csection 4wks ago I've read what issues Csec cause numbness scar tissue adhesions hernias intestinal issues ect do all women have these problems?

1st csection 4wks ago I've read what issues Csec cause numbness scar tissue adhesions hernias intestinal issues ect do all women have these problems?

Not all women: Those are potential negative consequences as a result of a c/s, but most women do not experience any of these issues. Numbness at the site of the scar is probably more common than the other things listed, which are rare. If you are concerned about anything, call and see your OBGYN. ...Read more

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Scar tissue develops after any type of surgery. But how it can cause pain?

Scar tissue develops after any type of surgery. But how it can cause pain?

Usually...: Usually by scar tissue fusing together layers that should be able to slide against each other. This is called "adhesions, " and the pulling of one layer against another causes discomfort. ...Read more

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Can tanning in uv light cause scar tissue to worsen?

Can tanning in uv light cause scar tissue to worsen?

Yes: Tanning can make a scars appearance worse due to the fact that scar tissue has less melanin than normal tissue. ...Read more

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How many c-sections are too many? How much scar tissue is too much? What complications does scar tissue cause? Preg #7, 2fullterm,1 premi, 3 losses 3dcs

How many c-sections are too many? How much scar tissue is too much? What complications does scar tissue cause? Preg #7, 2fullterm,1 premi, 3 losses 3dcs

C-sections: Usually most OBs say 3 C-sections. This is probably due to the scar tissue in the uterus rich can become weak and in subsequent labor can result in uterine rupture ...Read more

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Does heart scar tissue cause pain?

Does heart scar tissue cause pain?

Heart: No pain fibers in heart, if there's pain something is going on besides the scar alone being present. ...Read more

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Can rough oral cause scar tissue on vagina?

Can rough oral cause scar tissue on vagina?

No: But sex wouldn't hurt. Discuss with your partner and communicate what feels good, what's ok, and what isn't. ...Read more

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Can cervical scar tissue cause infertility?

Can cervical scar tissue cause infertility?

Can.....: It can close the opening, cause adhesion.....it is rare ...Read more

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What causes scar tissue to form around an implant?

What causes scar tissue to form around an implant?

Foreign body: Implants are foreign bodies in or systems. The normal response of the body is to wall off foreign objects by encasing them in scar tissue. ...Read more

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How long after back surgery can scar tissue cause pain?

How long after back surgery can scar tissue cause pain?

Usually 3 months: Usually this is no longer than 3 months unless the scar tissue causes nerve entrapment or surgery resulted in the development of a neuroma which may require additional therapy. First try a trial of scar massage if permitted by your surgeon. ...Read more

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Wat causes scar tissue from surgeries and can. It be prevented?

Wat causes scar tissue from surgeries and can. It be prevented?

Healing process: The natural healing process will inevitably cause scarring. Some people are more prone to keloid scars which are more noticeable, internal scar tissues can occur and the more surgeries, the more likely scar tissue will form, at times which can cause adhesions. Scar tissue and adhesion formation can often occur despite having the best surgeon in the world...As it is usually inherent to some pts. ...Read more

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Can scar tissue from where I had mediport removed, cause chest pain? I stay with pain in my chest.

Can scar tissue from where I had mediport removed, cause chest pain? I stay with pain in my chest.

Yes, if nerve cut: Scar tissue from the mediport surgery, if it severed a nerve, could cause persistent discomfort. A scar growing over the area only adds to the problem, as it may have prevented the nerve from regrowing properly. Most scars, tho, have no sensation (not even pressure or temperature) which is why they feel "weird". There cd b another cause — TTYD 4 a good evaluation. Good Luck & thanks 4 ur question! ...Read more

Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


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Respiratory System (Definition)

The respiratory system consists of all organs in the body related to breathing including the nose, mouth, trachea and lungs. All four of these are ...Read more