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Can poking at a cyst and lymphnode in armpit cause them to look scarred on U/S? Does it make it more difficult to identify them as a cyst or lymphnode
Cyst: Yes and yes onboth countsGet a more detailed answer ›
Had c/s 3mos ago & now have soreness w/ what feels like a very thick band in the muscle under the right side of my scar. Only notice when tensing abs.
Scar: It sounds like scar tissue. It does not sound worrisome. ...Read more
Been having hip pain. Thought it was hip, but wondering of possibility of referred pain from l-5, s-1 fusion 20 years ago with lots of scar tissue.
See details: If your pain is the area of the groin it is more likely to be hip. Pain in the buttock or outside of the hip is likely to be back in origin. ...Read more
After surgery for pinkie, scar tissue formed around cut area. Now whenever i close my pinkie i feel the scar tissue. What is the treatment for s.T?
Scars may soften: Wound healing is triggered by inflammation after trauma, infection, or surgery. It takes 3 to 6 months for the inflammation to subside. The collagen that resulted may take one to two years to soften and reorganize. Massage, silicone sheeting, carboxytherapy, and other topical products (such as mederma, scarfade, newgel+, etc.) can help scars to mature. ...Read more
What kind of products or procedures are effective for clarity of skin, especially to get rid of marks/scars left by removal of a mole ny cuts on the s?
Hidradenitis Suppurativa old scar swollen mnths ago still won't go down & heal what can be done to help stop this?
Is H/S contagious GP not said this?
Not contagious: Hidradenitis suppurativa is not contagious. Unfortunately it may lead to scarring. If there is a persistent swollen area it is important to make sure there is no active abscess. it is not contagious per se, but if you become colonized with a resistant bacteria, there is some risk that you can spread that bacteria, but you will not spread the hidradenitis. ...Read more
Do chemical peels get rid of light acne indentations (rolling scars) and hipper pigmentation? If so which one/s at which %?
Depends on the peel: Skin contour irregularities likely will require resurfacing. Treatments may include heavier peeling agents such as tca exceeding 35% or even phenol peels which can be more effective still. Treatments should be administered by a specialist familiar with these acids and their strengths. Dermabrasion should not be ruled out as an alternative. Individual skin pigmentation also needs consideration too! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small pox vaccine scar even though born in the 90's (and 89), why is this and can I get rid of it?
The way it was given: Small Pox vaccine was not given with hypoderm needle. We used a bifurcate needle dip in vaccine and puncture the skin superficially a number of times. If vaccine is successful a red and itchy bump appears at the site of vaccination in3to4days and in first week it becomes a large blisterand begins to drain.It begins to dry up in second week and scabs.The scab falls in 3rd week and leaves ugly scar ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would a short-scar face lift eliminate the baggy skin on my neck? I'm trying to decide what type of face lift to have to fix my sagging cheeks and the wrinkles around my eyes. A bonus would be to tighten up my neck at the same time. What technique would s
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