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Picture Of 5mm Punch Hole Scar
When I think of sex with men or picture having sex with them I get scarred and nauseus. But not with women so much. More scared ill get hurt?
Feelings & fears: Agree with dr. Friedlander that considering sexual relationships is a big part of growing up. Many people are anxious & worried about this, even if they don't say so. Also, learning about your own sexual preferences is momentous as well. Not everyone is heterosexual, and some need time to realize their own natures. Working with a therapist may help you through this important life passage. ...Read more
I was punched at 13 and I noticed my right back side of my head is swollen. I figured it is just scar tissue. Is there risk of cranium compression?
Request consult: By requesting a formal consult, you will be able to video consult or download pictures for a more complete evaluation and answer. We are unable to view records or pictures in this forum. Hope we can help you soon! ...Read more
Punch biopsey 4 stitches out 12 days ago. Mid 2 pinched bad while in. Pulled an ugly new crease on arm that's still there. Killed pinched skin, that came off after stitches-made wider scar. What to do?
See your md: I would let the doctor that did the biopsy know and have him/her take a look. Usually giving it time and keeping it out if the sun will fix a lot of these small issues. Likely the crease will even out, but let your MD determine what if anything needs to be done ...Read more
I got punched in the nose today and there is huge patch of redness, I was wondering when will the redness go away and if it will scar? Thanks.
Will a punch biopsy improve the scar left on a cheek by an elect. Bist. (4mm) or make it worse? 1 stitch required but I'm afraid of invasive treatment.
Why worry: In the hands of experienced expert professional the scar will be minimal (some times may not even see with naked eye) See a plastic surgeon, or cosmetic dermatologist ...Read more
I had tommyjohn surgery on elbow 8yrs ago. If I throw punch during boxing it hurts as bad as when I got the injured briefly. Am I breaking scar tissue?
I had a mole removed 2 months ago and has darkened back to the original pigment. Inquiring if I should get additional punch excision. How bad is scar?
What is path?: You should first review pathology with surgeon ...Read more
Hi, I got punch in the face 3 weeks ago and it cut the skin under my eye. I still have a 1-2cm red mark on my face, is this a scar?
Yes, but will fade: Any cut will heal by creating a scar line then according to skin type the scar fades away in some degree or totally. Eyelid skin is very forgiving and if your cut was on your eyelid skin, there is a good chance that will fade gradually over time. ...Read more
I had a (benign) mole punch biopsied 4 months ago and now it's regrown through the scar. It looks horrible. What can my dermatologist do to help?
Full excision: Glad you got that mole diagnosed. You can almost certainly have it removed, perhaps with a skin ellipse or something even simpler. This happens often & I wish you a speedy recovery. ...Read more
Will I need stitches after a skin biopsy? The doctor said he was going to do a punch biopsy and it would make a little hole in my skin. Will I need stitches? Will it leave a scar?
I got punched and got 5 stitches in my upper lip 2 months ago. Now my lip looks uneven and there is a hard lump scar in the lip. Will that go away?
Without an Exam?: I am sorry but your question requires an examination. Please direct this question to your physician. ...Read more
What would be a better treatment for closely packed ice pick scars on nose? Derma rolling, punch excision or TCA cross? Are the effects permanent?
Nose: Depending on the location and the pattern of scars, excision may be an option but will leave a scar. TCA depending on what strength may or may not penetrate deep enough. Derma rolling is not something I am aware of or would recommend. ...Read more
Seek PTSD Rx: You are scarred. We all bear wounds from an unjust and often brutal world. Treatment is available for post-traumatic stress disorder and the intrusive images it presents. The key to your recovery will be deciding what the experience meant to you. I cannot answer this. But in the end, I've been assured we are not judged on our medals, but on our scars. ...Read more
Yes: But it should be minimal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Looks Normal: As injured skin heals, the body creates inflammation to do so which means fresh blood goes to the area and with it, many kinds of healing factors and cells. One type is called melanocytes which carry our skin pigment melanin. A healing occurs, these cells get deposited in he area and give it the brownish coloration you see. Over time, there will be some fading as the injury matures. ...Read more
I bumped my forehead on a sink today and it's red there is abump on it. Will there be a scar from it and when will it go away the bump? It's in my pic
Head contusion: Often the underlying fat tissue is bruised as well. The skin is loose there and often swells easily. It will take anywhere from a week, it it is a simple bruise or 1-2 months if the fat is bruised. I am assuming your skull was not injured? All the best. ...Read more
What can help lighten my hyperpigmentation scars more? I've used neostrata hq lightening cream, melad dark spot, and tri luma. There are pictures enclosed
Have you been: Have you been seeing a dermatologist?Get a more detailed answer ›
Shoulder bursa sac ruptured 7 yr ago, new image shows no fluid, scar tissue, and inflammation. Did steroid injection, fluid leaking, what can help?
Pain specialist: It's time to see a pain specialist. There are lots of other options, perhaps something like a spinal stimulator that blocks pain signals from getting to your brain, would make you more comfortable. ...Read more
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Scarred: It is best that you speak to a psychotherapist or psychiatrise to help you resolve yourproblems ...Read more
Time, and others.: Time is often the best way to get rid of scars, as most will fade eventually. Lasers, surgical excision or rearrangement, steroid injections, etc are all ways to treat scars. You should ask your primary doctor who to go to for this. ...Read more