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Doctor insights on: Fat Necrosis Treatment

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Is fat necrosis or abscess dangerous?

Is fat necrosis or abscess dangerous?

They're different: Fat necrosis is typically painful but jot dangerous. Abscesses can be dangerous if not properly treated. ...Read more

Necrosis (Definition)

Necrosis is the the death of cells and tissue. In dentistry, root canals are often needed when the pulp tissue inside a ...Read more


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Is there a cure for breast fat necrosis?

Is there a cure for breast fat necrosis?

No: A single patch of breast fat necrosis will leave a lump and a bit of deformity, which may be diagnosed on biopsy and/or removed surgically. It is unlikely to be due to any systemic disease, but dr. Singh is very wise to ask about injury. ...Read more

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Which is better for breast reconstruction fat grafting or alloderm?

Which is better for breast reconstruction fat grafting or alloderm?

Neither: Many plastic surgeons, myself included, use acellular dermal matrix grafts (generic phrase for alloderm) and fat grafting. They are usually used at different stages of breast reconstruction though circumstances may dictate using both. Neither one is "better" as they often serve different purposes. ...Read more

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Which laser treatment for reducing fat from legs?

Which laser treatment for reducing fat from legs?

Fat Laser: Zerona is an fda cleared device that helps you contour your body, lose inches and remove stubborn body fat without having painful plastic surgery procedures! zerona works by painlessly creating a small pore in the wall of the fat cells to start the inch loss process. While the cells remain healthy and alive, the fat is emptied out of the cells through the open pore. ...Read more

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Is TMJ fat graft surgery a common suregy and approved option ?

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Is TMJ fat graft surgery a common suregy   and approved option ?

Fat graft TMJ: The dermis fat graft TMJ surgery is a safe and effective procedure in the management of TMJ ankylosis. There is not enough scientific data is available, but procedure prevents re-ankylosis especially in children. For more information discuss details with your surgeon before signing inform consent. It is off label option. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can fat necrosis develop into breast cancer?

Can fat necrosis develop into breast cancer?

Not at all: Fat necrosis is a result of trauma to the breast, sometimes so minor that you may not even remember the event. Lump develops but usually there is a history of black and blue bruising for a short period of time. Generally, the lump decreases in size over a period of time and disappears entirely, though this may take several weeks or months. There is no risk of cancer. ...Read more

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Can I-lipo cause cancer? It's non-invasive using lasers that shrink the fat cells.

Can I-lipo cause cancer? It's non-invasive using lasers that shrink the fat cells.

No risk of Cancer: But its value is debatable. Best approach is still to eat less, eat healthy and move around and be more physically active to lose weight. ...Read more

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How bad is a focal area suggestiv of central fibrosis within liver. Mild centrilobular cholestasis and attached fibroadiposed tissue with fat necrosis?

How bad is a focal area suggestiv of central fibrosis within liver. Mild centrilobular cholestasis and attached fibroadiposed tissue with fat necrosis?

Depends: It is impossible to evaluate these findings without knowing the clinical setting and the results of other tests of liver function. Certainly this does not make me suspect liver cancer. If you have questions about this ultrasound finding, I would ask your doctor or your gastroenterologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Palpable lumpin breast.Mammo-benign calcification biradsiii.Fnac-inflammatory lesion possibility of fat necrosis.Lump reduced.Taking antibiotics.Next?

Palpable lumpin breast.Mammo-benign calcification biradsiii.Fnac-inflammatory lesion possibility of fat necrosis.Lump reduced.Taking antibiotics.Next?

See your doctor: For follow up. Resolution of a benign inflammatory breast nodule is good news. May repeat breast ultrasound in a few months to confirm complete resolution, and mammogram in 6 months. ...Read more

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Does skin necrosis require immediate surgery?

Does skin necrosis require immediate surgery?

Yes, it may: You should be evaluated immediately, hopefully, the skin can be saved! ...Read more

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Is umbilical cord derived mesenchymal stem cells proven treatment for bone on bone knee OA? How long will relief last?

Is umbilical cord derived mesenchymal stem cells proven treatment for bone on bone knee OA?   How long will relief last?

Unproven treatment: This is not scientifically documented or approved treatment. It isn't proved at all. There's no way to know whether it will provide relief or how long it will last. Be very skeptical of claims by the doctor or clinic proposing such treatment. ...Read more

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Will skin grafting (transplants) ever become an anti-wrinkle treatment?

Will skin grafting (transplants) ever become an anti-wrinkle treatment?

No: No. Skin grafting is a surgical procedure that helps close wounds or repair scar. It rarely looks like or behaves like the skin it is used to replace. ...Read more

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What are soft tissue sarcoma treatment options?

What are soft tissue sarcoma treatment options?

See below: If the sarcoma is localized, it should be removed by a cancer surgeon. If it has spread, chemotherapy is the best option. A combination of doxorubicin, Ifosfamide and Mesna is commonly recommended. ...Read more

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Is filgrastim (filgrastin) injected into the blood or fat tissue ?

Is filgrastim (filgrastin) injected into the blood or fat tissue   ?

Filgrastim (filgrastin): It is injected under the skin or in a vein (blood) depending on dosage and usage (usually to fight chronic neutropenia - low white blood cell count). Hope this helps. Here's a link for more info: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a692033.Html. ...Read more

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Does chemotherapy cause avascular necrosis? Does having cancer treatments such as chemo or radiation increase my risk of avascular necrosis? .

Does chemotherapy cause avascular necrosis? Does having cancer treatments such as chemo or radiation increase my risk of avascular necrosis?

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Perhaps: Certain chemo and radiation can cause avn. Certain cancers and disease can as well. It is best to discuss this with your oncologist or internist. ...Read more

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Does chemotherapy cause avascular necrosis? Does having cancer treatments such as chemo or radiation increase my risk of avascular necrosis? . .

Possible: Certain therapeutics, although not chemotherapy, that are commonly used in cancer patients can be associated with avascular necrosis (avn). Examples of these agents include: zometa, xgeva (denosumab) and avstin that can be associated with osteonecrosis of the jaw. Dexamethasone and radiation therapy can also cause avn. ...Read more

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Fat stem cells as an alternative to breast reconstruction surgery. What do plastic surgeons think?

Fat stem cells as an alternative to breast reconstruction surgery. What do plastic surgeons think?

Safety undetermined: Stem cells show huge promise throughout the medicine, including plastic surgery. Unfortunately we still don't know how best to use this technology safely. Breast reconstruction is a very good example. We have no long term data about the safety of stem cell use in breast cancer patients and how breast cancer recurrence rates are affected (if at all). ...Read more

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