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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?
A year later, after a flesh-colored mole removal I have a crater. The mole was located on my upper lip. Can I fix it without doing a punch excision?
You have a scar: You can laser the scar but that requires multiple treatment visits & will yield 'improvement' not necessarily 'perfection'. The punch biopsy is an option followed by some 'scar cream' . This should also yield some 'improvement' . You may be fortunate & get 75-80 % improvement from either of the aforementioned procedure options ...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?
Laparoscopic surgery: Also called minimally invasive surgery, usually three or four small incisions are made in the abdominal wall, about 1/4 to 1/2 inch in length. Then a small tube is inserted into each incision and the abdomen in inflated to allow space to see the inside of the abdomen with a camera, mounted on one of the tubes. The cecum is removed and intestine reconnected with specially designed staplers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: The atrium is one of the 4 chambers of the heart. You have 2 atria and 2 ventricles. The right atrium receives blood from the body that needs to be re-oxygenated by the lungs. It sounds like you have a mass there of some sort. Excision simply means surgical removal. So it seems that your surgeon will remove this mass in the right atrium surgically for pathological evaluation. ...Read more
Minimal: There is very little pain with a leep procedure. I do them in my office using a paracervical block which requires an injection on each side of the cervix. Most of my patients do not feel that injection. If I do the leep in the operating room, those patients have an I.V. Which does require a neele stick for its placement - still only a needle stick - minimal pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to remove the surgical dressing from a open acj excision after 6 days. Or should it be longer?
Ask your surgeon: For any surgery to have the optimal chance at healing, it is important to follow the postoperative instructions of your surgeon. This would include when to remove your dressing, so please check with your surgeon on their office if you have questions about your postoperative care. ...Read more
I have been inflicted with an excision on my back about a week ago and it itches soooo bad i'm going nuts ! is it suppose to itch this bad ?
EXCISION?: ARE YOU SAYING YOU HAD SOMETING REMOVED FROM YOU BACK? APPLY SOME LOTION AND SEE A DOCTOR TO INSPECT YOU SKIN. ...Read more
Can i remove the waterproof dressing for a open acj excision after 7 days. I have a appointment with the consultant in 2 weeks for a wound inspection.
Ask your surgeon: If you have a question before your scheduled appointment, you should call your surgeon's office to ask your questions. ...Read more
Hello , i had an a classical hemmorhoidal excision op on 19.11.13(external).How long it takes till it´s completlely healed?Still have something there..
Scar excision: Scar excision would be cutting out the scar and resewing it up. Perhaps the scar spread or partially opened or got infected. By excising the scar it can be sewn up in a fine line. Sometimes the doctor may want to make the scar irregular or alter it's direction. These are cosmetic techniques to improve the scars eventual appearance a scars appearance can also be improved with dermabrasion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Plica: Are in your knee ususally - usually 4-6 weeks for healing. ...Read more
LEEP: This is a procedure done to remove a part of the cervix that is abnormal. Pts have leeps once they have had an abnormal pap smear and further evaluation warranted a leep to remove tissue off the cervix. This is both a diagnostic and therapeutic procedure. Its cuts the bad part out and it helps heal whatever other tissue is affected by hpv. Hope this helps! ...Read more