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Incision (Overview)

An incision is an opening made in the skin or mucosal surface. It is usually performed to allow entry into a body cavity in order to accomplish a surgical procedure.


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Do you use glue to close incisions?

Do you use glue to close incisions?

Occasionally: There are some dermal bonding agents or glues that may be used. However, the usage of said agents is not common. One has to be very careful when using them about the eyes and face. Usually we'll close with a sub dermal absorbable suture, and reinforce the closure with strips. We also use staples or traditional nylon sutures on occasion. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

Incision (Overview)

An incision is an opening made in the skin or mucosal surface. It is usually performed to allow entry into a body cavity in order to accomplish a surgical procedure.


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How will i know if my incision is healed inside?

How will i know if my incision is healed inside?

Outside healed.: When the outside incision is completely healed,so is the inside incision ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: incision?

What is the definition or description of: incision?

Cut: An incision is an opening made in the skin or mucosal surface. It is usually performed to allow entry into a body cavity in order to accomplish a surgical procedure. ...Read more

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Is there any problem if incision is given at previously operated site?

Is there any problem if incision is given at previously operated site?

It's not a problem : At all since the skin repairs and regenerates new cells by itself. Hopefully u are not a keloid former. Take care! ...Read more

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I'm 6wks pp I been doing great until now . I got sharp pains where my incision is and on the right side and it seem to get worst at night. Help me?

I'm 6wks pp I been doing great until now . I got sharp pains where my incision is and on the right side and it seem to get worst at night. Help me?

Post partum pain: Would call the OB. Could be an abscess/infection developing. Check urine for infection as well or scarring adhesions( there is always scarring after any surgery and cutting- but usually not enough to cause pain- adhesions are variable but you can't predict). Call the OB today ...Read more

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What is incision biopsy?

'to cut' biopsy: 'incisional biopsy' literally means to 'cut out some tissue' to get a good sample of a particular lesion (usually skin but can be any biopsy). An excisional biopsy is similiar but this refers to removing the whole lesion with normal tissue around it (as in a small dark mole removed). Biopsies are sent to a pathologist who 'reads' the slides under a microscope looking for abnormal cells/diseases. ...Read more

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What does an infected incision look like?

Red, Hot, Tender: An infected incision will look very red and blanch to the touch. It will also be very warm and tender to the touch. There will be more swelling than normal. There may or may not be pus or foul smelling drainage coming from the wound. If your wound has any of these characteristics you should contact your physician. ...Read more

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How long to find out about incision biopsy?

How long to find out about incision biopsy?

~48hrs: Most basic pathology results from a biopsy should be available in ~48hrs. The tissue needs to fix in formalin for a particular amount of time (6hrs-overnight) then be processed, slides made and stained, then interpreted. Each of these steps takes time. Additional staining or deeper cuts for furthe evaluation/markers may add another day before the full results are back. ...Read more

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What are examples of incisions for c sections?

What are examples of incisions for c sections?

Pfannenstiel/Kerr.: The most common type of skin incision for a cesarean section is called pfannenstiel - aka bikini cut. The most common type of uterine incision for a cesarean section is called kerr (lower uterine transverse). More unusual skin incisions include the midline vertical and the right paramedian vertical. Less usual uterine incisions include the kroenig (lower uterine vertical) and classical cesareans. ...Read more

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