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Is It Possible For A Zit Not To Heal For 2 Or 3 Months
How long does it take for your body to get used to a mesh. I had an open surgery op for a hernia 2 mnth ago and it is still very painfull.
Call you surgeon: Also, call your surgeon for an exam and evaluation as well. May want to myoflex cream - i've heard it can work wonders. ...Read more
What will be happen to a chalazion if it last for years without being treated?? Does it become a extra skin??? Or what?
Scar tissue: Left to heal on it's own, a chronic chalazion may cause a scar or discoloration. A chalazion that does not improve with warm compresses or antibiotics should be evaluated by an eye surgeon (not an optometrist!) for treatment. It i important to distinguish this from a stye which may be an infection. ...Read more
Definitely: If a fracture doesn't heal, it is called a nonunion. For this injury, i typically obtain a plain xray first to evaluate, but more than likely, a ct scan is needed to look for the nonunion (and any other injuries). If the nonunion is painful, you may benefit from surgery. There are several centers across the us that perform this type of surgery, but not many. ...Read more
Haven't had a period in 3 months. How thick should the endometrium be and should it be cause for worry? What is an easy way to check its thickness?
Ultrasound: is the absolute best way to check endometrial thickness. There is no "should" about how thick, it depends why you skip periods: if hypogonadotropic the EM will be very thin (4 mm), if anovulatory it may be thick (15-16 mm.) Hope this helps. ...Read more
Foot: Yes, depending on the type of fracture and the type of surgery needed. When the foot it's too swollen it is recommended to wait until the swelling comes down and it's safe to perform an open procedure; two weeks is acceptable to perform surgery. If the surgical wound is closed under a lot of tension it might open and then get infected. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a pars fracture still have healing potential after being miss diagnosed for 7 months? Or is it to late to try and heal it?
Find a MD: My advice to you as an ors is find an ors ( or neurosurgeon) and let him examine you and your x-rays / MRI . He/ she can answer all of your questions( write them down) and discuss your prognosis and treatment( observation/ hamstring stretching- repeat x-rays/ MRI in 6 months etc.)your physician can give you do' sand don'ts as far as weight lifting and other activities u will have questions about. ...Read more
How long to does it take for a spider bite reaction to resolve, it has been 2 weeks and 2 visits to the dr and an emergency room visit and it's not getting bette
Variable: Spider bites vary from one species to another. Some spider bites may be a small red bump that resolves in a few days. Sometimes, a staph infection may develop, and this can be severe, requiring antibiotics and surgical debridement. Spiders which cause tissue necrosis (black widow, brown recluse) may also require surgical debridement. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After having a motorcycle accident how long after is it safe to get & adjustment? Which is better to seek treatment for this a do or a chiropractor?
Is it possible for an adult to have remnants of umbilical cord? And if so, how can it be removed?
It is now 3 months for eyebrow shaved by razor to stitch laceration and there is hair growth but not like before ,how long to be as was before ?
Months to recover: In a 3 year old child, the hair follicles remain active and the eyebrow will usually return to normal after 4 months. As a plastic surgeon, we usually try to avoid shaving eyebrows, if possible. ...Read more
I'm on infliximab infusions and I have an injury that maybe getting infected. Is it okay to leave it and see if it heals or see my GP? Thanks Dani UK
If a deep scar is left already for a year or so, is it possible that in the distant future it will heal completely? Under which conditions?
How long should it take for an IV port placement incision to heal? Is it normal for it to be itchy?
7 days: Healing following port placement is about a week, and that is when sutures are generally removed, although many surgeons close wounds with subcuticular sutures which dissolve with time, and don't require removal. Itching in newly healing wounds is quite common, and avoid scratching for it may result in hypertrophic scar, even keloid formation. ...Read more
I would like to know how long surgery for a umbilical hernia usually takes and how dangerous is it?
How probable is it for me, 30m, relatively healthy to have a blood clot in my calf? (DVT). And if it is DVT, will it go away or do I need a doctor?
Hello, can you tell me if it is standard to be given blood thinners before a surgical procedure, as a precaution? Also, is it standard care for a doctor to take you off of estrogen / birth control prior to a gynecological surgery? If so, for how long bef
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