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Scar Tissue On Knuckles
See PCP/Urologist: Fresh scar tissue anywhere will be red and indurated. It takes a few months for the natural scar maturation to occur and for scars to fade. As you have not mentioned the cause, therefore it would be best to see your pcp or a urologist to ensure that a correct diagnosis and treatment is being considered. ...Read more
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
MRI: Scar tissue can look like a variety of things. It often depends on why the scar tissue is there. Previous surgery can produce scar tissue that is different looking from an old injury. In addition the location of the scar tissue can affect the appearance as well. ...Read more
Ganglion: This sounds like a ganglion cyst also known as a retinacular cyst. This is a fluid filled sac that comes from the tendons that bend down the fingers. To confirm the diagnosis i would recommend trying to remove the fluid with a needle. These usually go away, sometimes they require surgery to remove. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does internal scar tissue form around internal absorbable sutures? The scar is raised on same side I felt the end of the suture poking up to my skin.
Scarring: Thank you for your question. While breast reconstruction procedures can help to restore the appearance of breasts after mastectomy, most procedures will require the use of surgical techniques that require some scarring. Some procedures, such as implant or tissue expander breast reconstruction, limit the amount of scarring by using the same scar as the mastectomy. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
Is scar tissue white on a mri? Is scar tissue the same as degenerative joint? Please help and explain is it safe to have scar tissue removed from knee
Please see: Please see your orthopedist and ask will this really help you. That's what is most important. If it's not going to help then don't do it. ...Read more
Will a skin flap wound on a finger pad create scar tissue? What is the likelihood that the scar won't be apparent once all is healed?
Uncomplicated: superficial tears or lacerations or abrasion do no usually leave scars ...Read more
Attempts to Repair: Scar tissue results from your body's natural attempts to repair damage from injuries. Immobility may increase this, and physical therapy may be needed to counteract it. Your info indicates you've had some surgical procedures already, so your surgeon would be the best person to ask about your case. ...Read more
I have a scar from years back on my shin caused by falling through two boulders on a stream.The scar tissue healed dry,flaky,itchyand bumpy. fungus?
Keloid scar: You need hialoronidase or steroid injectionGet a more detailed answer ›
Painful scar tissue left under atypical mole removal spot on calf. Sharp, deep pain. Dermatologist recommended plastic surgeon. What will happen?
I have hypertrophic scar on tip of nose from cystic acne.I used kelo-cote, but it only raised my scar&skin around it.Is there anything to flatten scar?
Hypertrophic scar: Please consult with a facial plastic surgeon to determine if the scar is hypertorphic versus a keloid. They are treated a bit differently. In addition, your skin color, the size and specific location of the scar on the nasal tip, and age of scar may influence your options for treatment. Options include light or laser therapy, injections, excision of scar. ...Read more