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I previously asked about pain after ovarian fibroma removal 3mths ago. The dr said possible scarring to adjacent tissue. Is that dangerous? Treatment?

I previously asked about pain after ovarian fibroma removal 3mths ago. The dr said possible scarring to adjacent tissue. Is that dangerous? Treatment?

Yes possible: Any time you have surgery it is possible to develope scar tissue around the surgical area. There is no easy fix. The only real way is to go an surgically remove the scar tissue. Sometimes that helps.

Dr. Scott Methven
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Fibroma (Definition)

Fibroma is a term used to denote a benign growth composed of fibrous cells. They are often firm or hard in consistency and can have an appearance like a scar. Histopathologically, they are predominantly composed of a ...Read more


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How can I prepare for minor hand surgery, removal of fibroma on tendon sheath o of thumb?

How can I prepare for minor hand surgery, removal of fibroma on tendon sheath o of thumb?

Pre-op: Stopping blood thinners a week before surgery & using a hibicleans scrub the night before surgery helps minimize bleeding and infection during your procedure.

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Are oral fibromas always benign?

Are oral fibromas always benign?

Yes: Fibroma are always benign. If you have a growth have your dentist evaluate it just to be sure! Hope this helps!

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Had an oral fibroma removed today. Was given penicillin to prevent infection. Can I go without it?

Had an oral fibroma removed today. Was given penicillin to prevent infection. Can I go without it?

This is like asking: If it is OK to drive without your seat belt on. You can do it but the consequences are potentially disastrous. It would be best to follow your health care provider's instructions and recommendations to the letter including taking any medications that were prescribed. After all, how many times have you removed oral fibromas and instructed patients in the best post op care?

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What is a fibroma?

What is a fibroma?

A fibrous tumor: Oma means tumor (could be cancerous or benign) and fibr relates to fibrous or firm, scar-like collagenous growths. Fibromas are usually firm and are not cancerous. Fibroadenomas are firm glandular-type benign tumors of the breast, for example. Fibroma is a pretty general term, like "mole.".

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What is neruo fibroma tosiis?

What is neruo fibroma tosiis?

Neurofibromatosis: This is a pair of genetic diseases that make a person much more vulnerable to a variety of different tumors, most famously neurofibromas, but also acoustic neuromas / schwannomas, pheochromocytomas, and a variety of others depending on the allele and locus.

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What exacrtly is fibroma molle?

What exacrtly is fibroma molle?

Skin tag: Fibroma molle (soft) as opposed to fibroma durum (hard) refers to benign skin tags often with a stalk (polypoid). They are common during pregnancy and are otherwise harmless and may disappear post partum. When bothersome, dermatologists can easily remove them. Areas where you can find them: eyelids, neck, armpits, groin, between skin folds.

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What is nonossifying fibroma? What causes it?

Benign bone lesion: •Non-ossifying Fibroma (NOF) is a benign fibrogenic lesion arising in bone. It is the most common benign bone tumor in childhood and is related to dysfunctional ossification
Other terms used for such lesions when defined and biopsied are metaphyseal fibrous defect,
non osteogenic fibroma and cortical desmoid

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What can I take to help with nero fibroma tosis?

Neurofibromatosis: Neurofibromatosis type 1 and 2 are conditions caused by genetic reasons. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can take for these conditions. Treatment is only symptomatic, meaning if you had a tumor affecting your vision you can get a surgery and if you had seizures you can take anti-seizure medications.

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What is the definition or description of: fibroma?

What is the definition or description of: fibroma?

Fibrous tumor: Fibroma is a term used to denote a benign growth composed of fibrous cells. They are often firm or hard in consistency and can have an appearance like a scar. Histopathologically, they are predominantly composed of a cell known as fibroblasts.

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What could be the causes of having abdominalsoft fibromas?

Probably lipomas: They are soft collections of fatty tissue, very common, benign, and idiopathic.

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Neuro fibroma: stop having non veg can help in reducing of further spread?

Neuro fibroma: stop having non veg can help in reducing of further spread?

No evidence: Aside from the benefits of healthy diet, exercise and vitamins there’s no evidence that diet affects the growth of neurofibromas or the progression of neurofibromatosis.

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Is it recommended to get a biopsy on a nonossifying fibroma?

No: A nof has a radiographically typical appaerance and is always benign and thus does not need to be biopsied.

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What's a plantar fibroma?

See below: It is an accumulation of dense tissue usually found on the plantar fascia.

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Does getting a fibroma removed with a laser hurt badly?

Does getting a fibroma removed with a laser hurt badly?

No: Using a diode 532 laser to treat an angiofibroma of the nose will produce a transient sting. Most patients do not require an anesthetic and the cosmetic results are excellent.

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What causes fibromas on the inner cheek?

Chronic irritation: Oral fibromas usually form as a result of chronic irritation, such as: a rough tooth rubbing against gum or cheek; and chronic irritation caused by dentures or other dental appliances. It is simply a mass of connective tissue, which is similar to scar tissue, and consists of collagen. They are benign and not contagious. When they interfere with daily functioning, then should be removed.