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Dermal Back Dimple Piercing
Painful scar tissue left under atypical mole removal spot on calf. Sharp, deep pain. Dermatologist recommended plastic surgeon. What will happen?
Radiesse (dermal fillers) and lips: Radiesse should not be injected into the lips because of the hardness that it can create. Radiesse is not reversible also. HA based dermal fillers are the best choice for lip augmentation. If you are looking for a more permanent way to augment your lips, then consider fat transfer. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Does radiesse (dermal fillers) ever migrate? I mean, if i get it in my nasolabial folds, could it move down into my lip?
Migration : Migration is a risk of radiesse, (dermal fillers) but it is very rare. Be sure you go to a reputable, certified clinic to have this performed. It has become a very common procedure but must be performed by a certified, trained professional. Discuss the risks and benefits with the provider that you see. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Piercing sites: Each person has a different tolerance level for pain. The pain caused by a piercing depends on body location. Belly button piercings can be the gift that keeps giving (pain) because clothing often rubs against it. If it gets snagged and pulled out that will really hurt. The tongue can be quite painful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bump: Not likely. If your piercing were infected, it would likely produce a swollen gland under your chin or jaw. If it enlarges, get it checked. ...Read more
Genioplasty, been 2 weeks going back to get my silicone taken out from nostrils after rhinoplasty/ sutures in mouth, chin area, will it hurt removing?
17mo boy with 1/2in inner lower lip laceration,no active bleeding.wheb it heals,will the lip be deformed?
I was born with a sacral dimple/hole right above my bottom. What type of cosmetic surgery procedure would aesthetically cover this dimple?
Six months after sliding genioplasty I scratched dead skin of my chin hard, could chin have moved?
Resurfacing&fillers: Resurfacing techniques with microdermabrasion, dermabrasion or laser resurfacing and/or collagen induction therapy with mice-needling combined with fillers such as hyaluronic acid (juvederm, restylane) and or fat may be indicated. For deeper lesions surgical excision and/or grafting may be beneficial as well. ...Read more
Piercing: Of course it will hurt if you pierce your septum and dimples. The nose is very sensitive and the piercing has to go through several layers. You put yourself at risk for infection and scarring, too. Piercing through your dimple is a bad idea too. You risk infection and scarring and there is the added risk of damage to the facial nerve resulting in a crooked smile. ...Read more
Pain below left breast, on rib! Flat squishy bump, painful even to the touch! Numbness in leg, cesarean 3months ago! Lump- since birth?
If the lump has: been there since birth, it is unlikely to be causing the problem. If you have pain underneath your rib, then you need to work with your family physician or Internal medicine to find out if you need further studies like Xrays or CTs to evaluate if the pain is related to blood clots, scar tissue, or muscle or cartilage strain. Hope this helps and thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
I've a keloid on helix piercing & is undergoing steroids jabs.If the piercing hole didn't close after the keloid flatten, can I put back the studs in?
Area under L. chin (submental node area) enlarges/recedes often x3-4 years. Drs shrug it off. Skin over area is darkening. Dime-size. What spec do IC?
Cyst removal by laser surgery on bottom lip result hard scar tissue and bigger bumps after 4 weeks,doctor says it is scar tissue and go automatically.
I have a brown mole above my upper lip just off centre. Plastic surgeon advised against removal as will scar & my lip will shrink on one side?
Maybe: The size of the mole will make a big difference in how the surgery is done. If the mole is flat it can sometimes be removed with a laser without scarring. If it is elevated and excision would have to be done. Really good surgeons could remove it and move tissue or flap to keep the lip looking normal. The treatment with a fraxel co2 laser could get rid of most of the scarring. Expensive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cosmetic, infection: Dermal piercings satisfy a cosmetic and societal need depending upon the company you keep. The other advantage is that unlike tatoos, they can easily be removed. The cons are infection in the healing period after piercing and long term allergic response to the rings and things placed in the piercing. ...Read more
Saline Solution: Clean a new dermal piercing w saline (1/4th tsp non-iodized salt mixed in 1 cup of warm water). Apply with clean gauze or spray 2 to 3 times a day ; wipe w fresh paper towel. ...Read more
Dermal Piercing: Clean a new dermal piercing w saline (1/4th tsp non-iodized salt mixed in 1 cup of warm water). Apply with clean gauze or spray 2 to 3 times a day ; wipe w fresh paper towel. Risks w dermal piercings include migration of piercing (shallow piercing), embedding (pulls skin layers together), infection, allergic metal contact dermatitis (especially nickel) or rejection of metal. ...Read more
Is the microdermal: piercing in the area where the surgery is to be? If yes, then please consult with the surgeon who will be performing the procedure. ...Read more
I have a micro-dermal piercing. It's hanging like at the end of the skin. I've tried to tug an pull. But i don't want to risk anything.
Removal : There are two ways to remove it. Both can be uncomfortable especially if it has been in place for a long time. If you can't remove it their are instruments that can actually cut it and solve the problem. ...Read more
Yes: Electro cautery is typically used during surgery. The implants may heat up and cause injury. ...Read more
Yes if...: If you left your piercings in they could produce enough metal artifact to distort the images. There could also be significant heating around any metal piercings. Finally, any piercings which are magnetic could potentially be ripped off your body and cause projectile injuries. Don't try to hide your piercings and enter the scan room! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dermal piercing: Your primary medical provider would likely have the skill set to do this. ...Read more
Is it safe to get dermal, dimple piercings today with 18 rotten teeth? I'll undergo oral surgery in a few months
Not smart: Teeth are infected. Doing surgery (piercings) in the same area where you have active infections is not wise. Besides, piercings can do permanent skin damage. If extensive extractions are planned there may be change in facial drape support, and that may compromise position and angulations of fixtures. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
I'm having surgery may 21 to correct a deviated septum. Do I have to remove my dermal anchor piercing?
I have an infected dermal piercing that needs to be removed. Should I go to a doctor for removal or my piercer? If so, what type of doctor?
Piercing: I think you should have the piercing removed by your physician because it is likely that antibiotics will have to be started as well. ...Read more
Wrist dermal/daith & forward helix piercing. 2months old. Inflamed & prominent healing bumps occurring. Bit of infection. What could i use? Thank you
Infection concern: Make sure the area is kept clean. Warm water and soap is adequate for this approach. I would avoid using rubbing alcohol or hydrogen peroxide as these agents are known to actually damage tissue and interfere with proper wound healing. Until you are able to schedule an appt you can apply topical antibiotic ointment to the area once clean. If signs of infection worsen or fever occurs seek care soon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Water: Avoid peroxide and alcohol which are just irritating. Avoid bacitracin ,neomycin, triple antibiotic as they are useless as well as sensitizing, causing allergic reactions. Avoid herbs and anything "natural". Water and vaseline are useful. Use surgical (stainless) steel or 14k gold metal. ...Read more
Not quite sure: of the question. If BOTH back dimples are getting deeper, that occurs if the surrounding skin gets thicker (like with weight gain). or "YES". If it is pain in the area of ONE skin dimple then the answer is "NO" and several other possibilites some, like UTI are prety serious. if wondering about losing weight seriously look into http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ ...Read more
The top back of my head is piercing sharp like i've never felt before. It started yesterday. what could it be ?
Anything else?: Any recent head/neck injuries? Sometimes can be related to upper neck problems but if the pain is severe and concerning, please have it checked out. ...Read more
I have a lump where my back dermals are and it moves and is painful. It is only in one of my dermals. Is this something I should worry about?
Back lump: You have a bump on the back . It is painfull. It should be checked. Any lump or bump should be removed at the discretion of the examining dr. ...Read more
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