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2 weeks of burning/chilled sensation in whole upper body and arms. No pain. Symptoms come on when exposed to cold weather. Herpes? MS? Heart?

2 weeks of burning/chilled sensation in whole upper body and arms. No pain. Symptoms come on when exposed to cold weather. Herpes? MS? Heart?

Detailed history: In cases where the symptoms are complex and the diagnosis is not straightforward, many clinicians would say that the most important step is detailed conversation with the patient to elucidate the history. Especially if some work up has already been done, a careful review of the story is the first step. Consider getting a consultation with a doctor in the office or here on HealthTap. ...Read more

Tissue (Definition)

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


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What are the treatment of back scar tissue and what are the symptoms. Thank you?

What are the treatment of back scar tissue and what are the symptoms. Thank you?

Scar tissue: It depends if the scar tissue is superficial or deep then treatments may differ and are poorly studied. The most common treatments for hypertrophic Superficial scarring are covering with silicone, steroid injections or pressure treatments. Results may vary and each treatment needs to be followed through in its entirety. ...Read more

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If im 18, is it possible I have the typical-ms-scar tissue and only some yearse after develop the serious symptoms? What are the chances?

If im 18, is it possible I have the typical-ms-scar tissue and only some yearse after develop the serious symptoms? What are the chances?

None: Do you have documented ms, or do you fear ms, and if so, why? The lesions of ms are often seen on mri, yet not always fully discernible on clinical exam. If your MRI suggests possible ms, get neurology evaluation and spinal fluid studies and start modern medication which should control the problem. ...Read more

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What would symptoms of scar tissue be after a vaginal hysterectomy?

What would symptoms of scar tissue be after a vaginal hysterectomy?

Pain: Pain with intercourse, pain with bowel movements, etc. The diagnosis of scar tissue can only be made by re-operating and confirming it...This is usually avoided because multiple surgeries can cause more scarring, which are called adhesions. ...Read more

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What would the symptoms of scar tissue be after vaginal hysterectomy?

Pain: Scar tissue formation is very common after surgery. Sometimes, scar tissue (adhesions) will cause pain and other times will not. If you have no pain, then there is no need to do anything. However, scar tissue is less likely to form after vaginal hysterectomy than abdominal hysterectomy. Please see your doctor if you are having any issues. ...Read more

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What are. The symptoms of having scar tissue in the front of the knee? Please explain

What are. The symptoms of having scar tissue in the front of the knee? Please explain

Tightness & soreness: Usually after injury & scarring, the knee will feel tight to flexing & may be sore after use. If surgery or injury was involved, use of physical therapy may help free the knee to better movement. I would see an orthopedic surgeon or sport medicine physician to examine. Use of diagnostic ultrasound or MRI may be useful to identity scarring. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a prostate to have infection or even scar tissue? If so what would be the symptoms?

Is it possible for a prostate to have infection or even scar tissue? If so what would be the symptoms?

Yes: Inflammation or infection of the prostate is a common problem. It may have pain, frequency or other urinary symptoms. Your should see your urologist if you have symptoms. ...Read more

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Hi, in June I underwent partial hysterectomy by assisted robotic method. From last week I am having pelvic pain. Is it a symptom of scar tissue?

Hi, in June I underwent partial hysterectomy by assisted robotic method. From last week I am having pelvic pain. Is it a symptom of scar tissue?

Not necessarily scar: Pelvic pain can have many causes. You should document the onset, character (sharp, dull, crampy, etc), and how often you're having the pain as well as if you are having any other symptoms (such as issues with urination or bowel movements). In addition, see if the pain gets better with ibuprofen or Tylenol (acetaminophen). Most importantly, you should call the doctor to set up an appointment to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Had ERCP w/monometry 9/11/13-repair SOD type2 @Emory University. Having symptoms again. What's next step? My CBD very small. Scar Tissue? Tired of beingSic

Had ERCP w/monometry 9/11/13-repair SOD type2 @Emory University. Having symptoms again. What's next step? My CBD very small. Scar Tissue? Tired of beingSic

Let doc know: Some symptoms in sphincter of Oddi dysfunction persist and become chronic. The main problem is that some other conditions may as well occur and a thorough medical evaluation is needed. That's why letting your gastroenterologist know is critical. ...Read more

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What are the all the symptoms of having scar tissue in the knee? I looked on google but can't find what scar tissue looks like on a MRI? Help

What are the all the symptoms of having scar tissue in the knee? I looked on google but can't find what scar tissue looks like on a MRI? Help

Symptoms Vary: Symptoms can range from no problems to a severely painful knee that will not bend. If you have had an mri, ask the ordering physician to review the results with you. A board certified orthopedic surgeon would be the most qualified physician to evaluate you. ...Read more

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I have symptoms of bladder infectons urology Dr can find nothing wrong wih my, bladder thinks I have scar tissue from a hysterectomy I had 45 yrs ago?

I have symptoms of bladder infectons urology Dr can find nothing wrong wih my, bladder thinks I have scar tissue from a hysterectomy I had 45 yrs ago?

Look further: Get a urinalysis (dip stick & microscopic) and urine culture to look for infection and tumor. Interstitial cystitis is a condition with symptoms similar to an infection but usually with normal urine. A cystoscopy is needed to diagnose this.
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Is it normal to have scar tissue in the knee after having plica removal or a partial chondroplasty? What are the symptoms of having scar tissue in kne

Is it normal to have scar tissue in the knee after having plica removal or a partial chondroplasty? What are the symptoms of having scar tissue in kne

Yes it is normal: All surgeries heal with some scar tissue the big? Is how much and how "friendly" it will be
generally speaking it is not so much the scar tissue in the knee causing problems as it is other things going bad and causing problems such as progression of degenerative process
some people recover very rapidly form surg and others do not occasionally it is apparent as to why this is so others not. ...Read more

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My dentist and periodontist told me I have scar tissue under my tongue. What are common symptoms of this scar tissue?

My dentist and periodontist told me I have scar tissue under my tongue. What are common symptoms of this scar tissue?

How old are you?: The scar you are talking about, could be a band, the band could limit the motion of the tongue, apparently it has not affecting you or your speech since you are a grown adult with unknown age.

usually if it was discovered at young age, specially before school age, we usually cut it off, to prevent the child from having a speech problem. ...Read more

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Can your tibia bone feel unstable? What are the symptoms? I had knee surgery for ACL trim and mensicus trim and scar tissue under the patella. Help

Can your tibia bone feel unstable? What are the symptoms? I had knee surgery for ACL trim and mensicus trim and scar tissue under the patella. Help

Yes: Yes, you can definitely have some degree of instability in your knee/tibia, particularly if you have an "acl deficient" knee. I would not hesitate to discuss directly with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Can you re-tear scar tissue?

Can you re-tear scar tissue?

Yes: Scars are only 80 percent as strong as natural tissue. ...Read more

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Scar tissue, can it cause pain?

Yes: Some scar tissue particularly keloid may be associated with pain. This is not completely understood but it clearly associated with inflammation because steroid injections will produce improvements in as little as 3 days. In other situations, scar tissue will entrap nerves as improvement may require surgical release. ...Read more

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How can scar tissue be removed?

Excision: Scar tissue is rarely removed from sites of organ damage but rather from cutaneous areas where the scar is visible and occasionally painful. At this time it may be widely excised but to prevent recurrence a steroid can be injected into the would like Kenalog (triamcinolone) which produces a strong anti inflammatory response. ...Read more

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Could minor injury causes scar tissue?

Could minor injury causes scar tissue?

Yes: Scar tissue is the response of tissue, skin or organ to a traumatic or inflammatory process that requires healing of the site of injury. The body repairs the damage by filling in a defect and adding strength to the site by producing a fibroblastic response ...Read more

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How to lighten scar tissue?

Laser/hydroquinone: Scars can be lightened with lasers and or hydroquinone. A dermatologist or a plastic surgeon may be helpful. ...Read more

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Do abortions cause scar tissue?

Sometimes: Frequent abortions, infected abortions and abortions occurring farther along in pregnancy are associated with a condition called asherman's syndrome, which is scarring in the uterus. ...Read more

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Will scar tissue show up on an x ray?

Usually not: Scar tissue will not show up on routine x-rays.
An MRI on the other hand may be able to locate scar tissue much better.
Good luck. ...Read more

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How does scar tissue build up after surgery?

Normal process: Surgery is a trauma to the tissues. Inflammation results which is part of the healing process. Fibrous tissue is the end result. Hence the scar, or adhesions if internal. ...Read more

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Would scar tissue appear ten years aftr surgery?

No: Scar tissue appears on a microscopic level within days after surgery, and it usually subsides as much as it ever will after about two years. However, some people develop hypertrophic or keloid scars, and these require additional treatment to improve their appearance. ...Read more

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Help with internal scar tissue from hysterectomy?

Deep tissue massage: More surgery is a last resort. Therefore other options need to be tried first. Deep tissue massage, careful management of digestion and bowels, lots of self care, are all things that need to be tried first.

http://www. Massagetoday. Com/mpacms/mt/article. Php? Id=14020. ...Read more

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Does prolotherapy cause scar tissue or new tissue?

Does prolotherapy cause scar tissue or new tissue?

New tissue: Good question. The point of prolotherapy is to create new tissue within ligaments. When a ligament has been strained it's like a rubber band that's lost its spring ; no longer effectively holds our bones together. Prolotherapy stimulates regeneration of the ligaments- not scar tissue!
see http://www. Caringmedical. Com/prolotherapyblog/todays-vlog-does-prolotherapy-cause-scar-tissue/. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Press
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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


Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

Scar = fibrous tissue that forms ...Read more