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How to remove scar tissue from nose piercing?

How to remove scar tissue from nose piercing?

Usually injections: There are several ways to approach the removal of scar tissue in this area which depends on its location, size and type of scar. Usually injections with corticosteroids are a mainstay of treatment. ...Read more

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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


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Does the scar gel remove scars caused by acne ?!

Does the scar gel remove scars caused by acne ?!

Help, not remove: Micro needling can help with scars (adding PRP helps even more), fractionated lasers are better, but more expensive. A less invasive (but slower results) process would be laser genesis to the scars. If they are depressed you can use needle subcision or fillers to improve the appearance. Improving your acne will prevent further scars, see your doctor for possible treatments antibiotics or creams ...Read more

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Help plz! Can skin tags formed by over granulation leak serious fluid once healed?

Help plz! Can skin tags formed by over granulation leak serious fluid once healed?

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

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Does massaging help flatten raised or hypertrophic scar tissue?

Does massaging help flatten raised or hypertrophic scar tissue?

Yes, it can: I will often have my patients massage raised scars to help hasten their maturation. It may not help, but it certainly doesn't hurt. ...Read more

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If vas deferens is blocked by scar from an acute infection, can the blockage be unblocked?

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If vas deferens is blocked by scar from an acute infection, can the blockage be unblocked?

Here are some....: Yes, it is possible, but how this concern may apply to personal clinical profile in a sensible way should hinge on the clinical concern such as the issues of infertility, genitourinary symptoms, etc. Note: Our body has a strong healing ability to return its functional state in a great degree, though never be perfect as that at birth since life is a one-way street of accumulation, modification,... ...Read more

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Would facial scar revision remove scars caused by acne?

Would facial scar revision remove scars caused by acne?

Facial scar revision: Scars caused by acne are more noticeable if they have surface contour irregularities such as a scalloped or ice-pick scar. Facial scar revision if performed primarily for the scalloped or ice-pick type scars to improve the surface contour. You will still have a scar but the goal is to make the scar smoother and less noticeable. ...Read more

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Is it possible to that the piercing has caused one of my milk ducts to clog form scar tissue?

Is it possible to that the piercing has caused one of my milk ducts to clog form scar tissue?

Yes: When a piercing heals open, it forms a scar. Those milk ducts below the piercing will be interrupted and won't reopen. In spite of this, most women with piercings can still nurse. ...Read more

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Inflammation from your meibomian glands cause eyelid margin thickness. Is thickness from chronic inflammation permanent? Can damaged mg's regenerate?

Meimobianitis: Yes, inflammation of the meibomian glands can result in lid thickening or swelling. Warm compresses, antibiotic / steroid drops, and treatment for dry eye syndrome important. Sometimes, a chalazian may result. See your local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Does silicone sheet shrink and fade new keloids ? I have many new keloids on my neck. Formed from acne. Does silicone sheet fade the keloid scar ?

Does silicone sheet shrink and fade new keloids ? I have many new keloids on my neck. Formed from acne. Does silicone sheet fade the keloid scar ?

Scar care: The use of silicone sheeting has been used for scar care with some documented results. Mederma is an OTC medication from onion extract has shown excellent results, although should probably be used after dermatology consultation. If you continue with scarring from "new acne" there are advances in topical treatments that may stopped new outbreaks of acne and should be recommended to prevent keloids ...Read more

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What are chances Mucocle caused by blocked/ruptured salivary gland once removed surgically will cause unevenness, leave scar, and permanent numbness?

What are chances Mucocle caused by blocked/ruptured salivary gland once removed surgically will cause unevenness, leave scar, and permanent numbness?

Mucocle P.Op. Symp.: Good day; The dozen or so Mucocles I have recently removed have left no unevenness or numbness. There may be a slight scar which is not visible unless you reflect lip. If found on the visible portion of lip, I would suggest dermatologist or Plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Wat causes scar tissue from surgeries and can.It be prevented?

Wat causes scar tissue from surgeries and can.It be prevented?

Healing process: The natural healing process will inevitably cause scarring. Some people are more prone to keloid scars which are more noticeable, internal scar tissues can occur and the more surgeries, the more likely scar tissue will form, at times which can cause adhesions. Scar tissue and adhesion formation can often occur despite having the best surgeon in the world...As it is usually inherent to some pts. ...Read more

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New tattoo, is it staph or clogged pores?

New tattoo, is it staph or clogged pores?

Sorry that: Can't be differentiated that easily online. If in question have it medically evaluated. ...Read more

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I had tummy tuck 3 years ago to remove flap caused by C-section , what non surgical procedure can get rid of fat trapped in scar tissue causing bulge?

I had tummy tuck 3 years ago to remove flap caused by C-section , what non surgical procedure can get rid of fat trapped in scar tissue  causing bulge?

None is effective: Bulge at scar is result of tissue laxity that developed with time and following acute swelling post op. It is exacerbated by density of the scar and adherence of the scar to underlying tissues that causes tissues to bunch up at that level.It is not just fat. ...Read more

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How can a dermatologist shave off small bit of scar tissue from belly piercing rejection?

How can  a dermatologist shave off small bit of scar tissue from belly piercing rejection?

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

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Clogged pore on leg not caused by shaving or acne. ?

Clogged pore on leg not caused by shaving or acne. ?

Dilated Pore : A dilated pore is a condition in which a small skin tumor forms within a hair follicle. Dermatologists often call the resulting bump an open comedo, although a dilated pore does not have the exact same cause as acne blemishes from excess sebum. This skin problem is also frequently called a dilated pore of winer, . ...Read more

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Could keloid form around the eyes through surgery or laser resurfacing?

Could keloid form around the eyes through surgery or laser resurfacing?

Usually not: Keloid formation is the production of excessive fibrous deposits in a surgical scar. This is seen to occur especially in certain areas such as over the sternum between the breasts and in individuals with a genetic tendency since keloids are the first step in the development of fibrous tumors leading to bibromatosis and then on. Certain people have developed keloids from mosquito bites. ...Read more

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Can bacteria from urethra spread to vas deferens and infect it, resulting in permanent scars and blockage in vas deferen?

Can bacteria from urethra spread to vas deferens and infect it, resulting in permanent scars and blockage in vas deferen?

Sort of: Chlamydia can travel from the urethra to the vas to the epididymis and cause infection there and cause infertility by damaging the epididymis which is where sperm is stored prior to ejaculation. ...Read more

Piercing (Definition)

Body piercing, a form of body modification, is the practice of puncturing or cutting a part of the human body, creating an opening in which ...Read more


Duct (Definition)

Is a channel leading from a gland or an organ, for example lactiferous duct leads from mammary gland to ...Read more