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Can scar tissue on your brain from surgery grow or increase?

Can scar tissue on your brain from surgery grow or increase?

Not usually: And if so, this would likely require further evaluation as to the cause, . ...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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Could headaches after brain surgery really be cause from scar tissue causing small seizures?

Could headaches after brain surgery really be cause from scar tissue causing small seizures?

Probably not: Although constant headaches have been reported after craniotomy surgery ("post craniotomy headaches), i think it is too much of a speculation regarding the small "seizures.". Consult a neurologist. ...Read more

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Can scar tissue grow and fill in where your uterus used to be and cause another surgery?

Can scar tissue grow and fill in where your uterus used to be and cause another surgery?

Adhesions: Any time you have abdominal surgery you risk forming adhesions, which are really just a kind of abdominal scar tissue. If you form adhesions that obstruct your bowel, etc. You may need another surgery to take down the adhesions. It is a common complication, but having to have another operation is not. ...Read more

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What are some signs that you might have scar tissue from surgery?

Need more details: Any time you have surgery, there will be scar tissue. "scar tissue" is what your body forms when it heals from any type of surgical wound, so it is normal and expected after surgery. It is possible to have abnormal scar tissue or scarring can occur in ways which can cause problems. Discuss your problem with your surgeon to determine what is going on. ...Read more

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Would scar tissue appear ten years aftr surgery?

Unlikely: By 10 years, almost any skin scar that was caused by an operation should be quite mature. If the scarring you are talking about is internal, then yes--scarring in the abdomen can cause trouble 10 years after surgery. If it is a skin scar and is beginning to grow and look different, you should have it examined by a doctor. ...Read more

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Is there an alternative to surgery to remove scar tissue?

Is there an alternative to surgery to remove scar tissue?

Some options...: Depending on the type, pattern and location of the scar, many options are available. This ranges from pressure therapy, injection of steroids, ablative fractionated co2 laser, pulse dye laser. These modalities are meant to improve the quality of the existing scars such that excision is not required. For your specific situation, please schedule an appointment with a plastic surgery specialist. ...Read more

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Will scar tissue go away on the wrist that has formed from surgery?

It will change but..: Never go away. Scars cannot be removed; they are permanent. They do go through a process of maturation and softening that takes 6-18 months and results in the scar being less apparent. ...Read more

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How to you treat scar tissue from a previous back surgery? Can it be surgically moved?

How to you treat scar tissue from a previous back surgery? Can it be surgically moved?

Yes---BUT: Technically scar tissue removal following spinal surgery can be performed, but, have indepth discussion with your spinal surgeon. Regeneration of the scar tissue may occur to even a greater degree. There are new barriers to decrease scar tissue formation such as amniotic tissue called biodefense. Talk to your spinal surgeon. Get a second opinion. ...Read more

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What can you do to minimize internal scar tissue after back surgery?

What can you do to minimize internal scar tissue after back surgery?

Newer Biologics : In the past we had certain chemical materials to prevent scarring around the nerves. Ones own fat from the wound may in some cases help. There are newer biologics such as amniotic membrane that also can reduce scar formation. ...Read more

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What is the possibilty of someone getting scar tissue after an intestine surgery?

100%: Scar tissue is how we heal, however you will probably never know you have it. ...Read more

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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


Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more


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