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Old Scar Tissue Weeping
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
No: Scar tissue appears on a microscopic level within days after surgery, and it usually subsides as much as it ever will after about two years. However, some people develop hypertrophic or keloid scars, and these require additional treatment to improve their appearance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi, can abscess drainage leave hard lump under the skin something like a scar tissue. Abscess was pretty big and healed by granulation 10 yrs ago?
Is topical kelocote and Mederma are good for newly formed inward scar or depressed scar ( scar 1mm depth inwardly from surface), ?
Picture needed: Hello - It's hard to provide an answer to your questions without a picture. For sure you should seek a medical consultation from a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more
Wide excis. Removal pilonidal cyst 10mos ago. Wound finally closed after 8mos, now has 2 small holes w bridging. Recurring cyst or scar breakdown?
Recvd bite 2 months ago, thought spider, painful, one hole, red around, heals with scab, puss under scab pushes scab off, process repeats. ?
Scab: There is an ulceration under the scab from the bite which may well have been from a spider. This ulceration will heal very slowly and fills in gradually from below the scab. Apply warm soaks,pat dry and apply antibacterial ointment like neosporin daily. See your physician if continuing purulent drainage occurs or increasing redness develops. ...Read more
See PCP/Urologist: Fresh scar tissue anywhere will be red and indurated. It takes a few months for the natural scar maturation to occur and for scars to fade. As you have not mentioned the cause, therefore it would be best to see your pcp or a urologist to ensure that a correct diagnosis and treatment is being considered. ...Read more
Not normally: Scar tissue is dificult to treat by removing it with a shave technique as it tends to grow back. Usually other techniques are used like intralesional corticosteroid injections. ...Read more
Acupuncture : can be used for this purpose. Take care. ...Read more
Scraps under eye 5 year old boy which reach to superficial layer of dermis and formed scab removed early does that injury deep enough to leave a scar?
2 mo. post op pilonidal cyst. Wound has not fully healed. There is yellow fluid inside wound, redness around site, and burning pain. Infection? Rash?
Possibly: Only a visual inspection with cultures will reveal the true nature of what's going on but my money would be on an infectious entity with what you're saying. Get an appointment back with the doctor who did the surgery and see how he/she wants to approach things. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can silicon gel sheets fade the appearance of scars from laser tattoo removal? (The scar is about 3 years old).
Deep tissue massage: More surgery is a last resort. Therefore other options need to be tried first. Deep tissue massage, careful management of digestion and bowels, lots of self care, are all things that need to be tried first. http://www.massagetoday.com/mpacms/mt/article.php?id=14020. ...Read more
5 yrs ago removed a small milia from rt. Cheek. Formed a bad scar and never healed. Bleeds, scabs and heals continuously. What happened?
Keloids: When a keloid forms the collagen is abnormally layed down causing the lesion to grow outside of the scar. Siilicone is good for fresh scars and hypertrophic scras however kenalog (triamcinolone) injections into the keloid is a good first round treatment option. This is routinely performed by plastic surgeons and dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a scar from years back on my shin caused by falling through two boulders on a stream.The scar tissue healed dry,flaky,itchyand bumpy. fungus?
Keloid scar: You need hialoronidase or steroid injectionGet a more detailed answer ›