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Do skin tags grow back once removed?

Do skin tags grow back once removed?

Depends: Skin tags are common small benign growths. Removal is simple with a scissors or scalpel. Incomplete removal can lead to recurrence, but over aggressive removal is not appropriate either as more scarring may result. ...Read more

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To surgically remove an organ or body part or tissue. This is done with ...Read more


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I have a huge dent can muscle and/or tissue grow back after removed by surgery?

Plastic surgery: Your body might fill in defect after tumor removal or trauma. If not, this area can be filled with fat injections. ...Read more

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What type of doctor treats paronychia of the fingernails? Would that same doctor be able to treat a loosened large toe nail? The toe nail was injured on a lava rock and is barely attached. Will it grow back if removed or falls off? Would like to see the s

What type of doctor treats paronychia of the fingernails? Would that same doctor be able to treat a loosened large toe nail? The toe nail was injured on a lava rock and is barely attached. Will it grow back if removed or falls off? Would like to see the s

Paronychia: Podiatrist treat nail deformities of all kinds including paronychia.

In some states (oh) podiatrist can treat fingers. In ok where I am podiatrist can not.

A dermatologist would be able to help you with your finger nails. ...Read more

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How fast do polyps grow back after having removed?

How fast do polyps grow back after having removed?

Genetic disease: The honest ethical ENT surgeon should emphasize that surgery for nasal polyposis will improve your quality of life significantly. But the polyps will recur depending on how aggressive your surgeon is and how much of the disease is left behind. There is much evidence now that this problem is genetic. Regrowth of nasal polyps depends of the thoroughness of the surgery and what meds you take after ...Read more

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Can a goiter grow back after being removed?

Can a goiter grow back after being removed?

Yes: It is not common, but is possible. I don't recommend it myself, but some surgeons perform subtotal thyroidectomies, where they only remove a portion of the gland. This dramatically increases the chances of thyroid regrowth. However, even after a standard thyroidectomy, it very rarely possible for the thyroid to regrow from the minute amount of tissue that may be left behind. ...Read more

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Why do tonsils grow back after being removed?

Why do tonsils grow back after being removed?

Incomplete removal: Tonsil tissue has the ability to regenerate if it is not completely removed during surgery. Even a very tiny amount of tissue can cause them to grow back. However, this isn't a common occurrence. ...Read more

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Is it possible for tonsils to grow back after being removed?

Yes: Some of the older tonsillectomy techniques didn't remove the entire tonsil so recurrences can occur. It is not uncommon to have tonsil tags left even after meticulous tonsillectomy. ...Read more

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Why do benign nevus's grow back if not completely removed? Why don't the left over cells just stay as they are rather than grow back again?

Why do benign nevus's grow back if not completely removed? Why don't the left over cells just stay as they are rather than grow back again?

Growth potential: Nevus means new growth; nevi are benign neoplasms, i.e., small tumors capable of infinite but slow growth. Any nevus cell you leave behind may regress (die) or progress to a new clone depending on the strength of your opposing immune system ...Read more

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I will have a colonoscopy dr found 2 polyps in simgdoscopy do all polyps are cancer? Do they grow back after they are removed?

I will have a colonoscopy dr found 2 polyps in simgdoscopy do all polyps are cancer? Do they grow back after they are removed?

Relax: Great majority of polyps are not cancer. Usually takes several years to develop cancer. Polyps>1 cm in size are most noteworthy. Most important colonoscopy is your first- to find polyps that developed over the decades. Should get follow up exams. Frequency depends on polyp number, size, type, family history. Discuss w/ md. Colonoscopy made headway in fight against cancer. Talk about diet, activity. ...Read more

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How long a colon polyps take to grow back, after it is removed?

How long a colon polyps take to grow back, after it is removed?

Variable: Exact rate;density of polyp growth to malignant transformation is virtually unknown due to so many variables, earlier studies the mean doubling time 130 days (53-1570) 5mm polyps increases size 5-9mmm mean mass decreases as some of the polyps spontaneously regress. If polyp is removed completely will not come back in the same spot. ...Read more

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Will abdominal adhesions grow back after being surgically removed 6 months ago?

Will abdominal adhesions grow back after being surgically removed 6 months ago?

Likely: Intra-abdominal adhesions form after most any surgery inside the abdomen. Laparoscopic or minimal surgery may form the least adhesions. Each re-operation increases the amount of adhesions for most people. Adhesions that form are usually benign and do not have consequences. Intestinal blockage can sometimes come from adhesions, and pain is usually not caused by adhesions. ...Read more

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I have 4 sebaceous cysts in my scalp, do I have to remove them? Will hair grow back if they are removed?

I have 4 sebaceous cysts in my scalp, do I have to remove them? Will hair grow back if they are removed?

Maybe: If it gets infected, painful, or bothers you than have it excised. If excised correctly it shouldn't effect your hair. ...Read more

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Why would the center of a mole removed grow back darker? Mole was slightly atypical. Doctor was not worried but scheduled follow up in 6 mos.

Why would the center of a mole removed grow back darker? Mole was slightly atypical. Doctor was not worried but scheduled follow up in 6 mos.

Scar: Surgery the skin can cause a hyper pigmented of darks car you definitely need to follow up with your dermatologist to make sure it's not something serious ...Read more

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Can ovaries ever go grow back after you've had them removed?

Can ovaries ever go grow back after you've had them removed?

Residual ovaries: Ovaries only grow back, if they were incompletely removed, leaving residues. This can happen inadvertantly during surgery, when for a variety of reasons the anatomic structures cannot be definitively identified. ...Read more

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My 9 year old son had to have a 2 molars removed as they were very rotten will they grow back?

My 9 year old son had to have a 2 molars removed as they were very rotten will they grow back?

Depends: If these were "baby" molars, then there is a new tooth underneath which will erupt and replace the removed teeth. If these were neglected adult molars, then they will not be replaced. Check with your dentist about which category your child falls into. ...Read more

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Gyno said I have immature cells where my hymen used to be (like menopause but I'm 20). Is it possible to get it removed and have it grow back normal?

Gyno said I have immature cells where my hymen used to be (like menopause but I'm 20). Is it possible to get it removed and have it grow back normal?

Terminology issue: It is likely s/he meant you had a hymen remnant, or ridge where the hymen would be. Some women are born without or have a minimal ridge or incomplete hymen. It can also look that way if you were sexually active & a remnant was present. It would never require removal or grow back. ...Read more

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If the enterocele is removed, can it grow back? Worse case scenario if I don't opt to have the enterocele removed? Possible complication of surgery

If the enterocele is removed, can it grow back? Worse case scenario if I don't opt to have the enterocele removed? Possible complication of surgery

Great Q for Urogyn: Thanks for bringing up three very good questions. Our obgyn colleagues and subspecialists in urogynecology can answer this best. They see the natural course or progression of enteroceles when patients perhaps wait too long for repair. In addition, they can list the risks of a repair. Pardon the graphic image, but it does show the proximity of the pelvic structures to the vagina. ...Read more

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Will my skin tags grow back when I have them removed? Why do some people develop recurring skin tags? Are they hereditary, or is there something in particular that causes them to grow? .

Will my skin tags grow back when I have them removed? Why do some people develop recurring skin tags? Are they hereditary, or is there something in particular that causes them to grow? .

Repeated trauma: The cause of skin tags is not entirely clear and some have a genetic predisposition. They are usually found in skin folds (neck, axilla, groin) and likely have something to do with repetitive trauma in these areas. ...Read more

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Will my skin tags grow back when I have them removed? Why do some people develop recurring skin tags? Are they hereditary, or is there something in particular that causes them to grow? .

Will my skin tags grow back when I have them removed? Why do some people develop recurring skin tags? Are they hereditary, or is there something in particular that causes them to grow? .

Skin: Skin tags develop in areas of friction such as the armpits, neckline, under the breasts, and in the groin. It is felt they are due to friction, heredity, obesity, and other factors but essentially anyone can get them. The skin tags (check out more info below) that are removed will often slowly be replaced by new skin tags that are developed but it depends alot on the factors above. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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Do bumpy moles grow back the same if you get them removed?

Do bumpy moles grow back the same if you get them removed?

Get a consult: Some moles which are flat can be covered with make up, but seek out a consult from a facial plastic surgeon about more permanent removal. Some moles can be shaved off with good cosmetic results while some require full excision. I have found many patients are highly appreciative about their mole removals. ...Read more

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I got my toenail removed for the second time, will it grow back?

Depends: It depends if the nail was just removed (avulsion) or if the nail and root were removed (matrixectomy). If properly done, a nail matrixectomy will not allow the toenail to grow back. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a removed toenail to grow back? And what makes it grow faster?

How long does it take for a removed toenail to grow back? And what makes it grow faster?

Toenails: Depending on which toenail it is it usually takes upto 1 year or longer for a toenails to regrow. Normal diet is important as are other medical conditions such as diabetes. Folic acid and vit. B supplements may help. ...Read more

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