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What's the best easy to take care of a surgery scar....Its a few weeks old already.?

What's the best easy to take care of a surgery scar....Its a few weeks old already.?

SunScreen: Uv protection can affect scarring. Advised to wear sun screen if scar is exposed; otc meds such as bio-oil is a +/-. ...Read more

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Dr. Edward Hellman
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Abnormal Curvature Of The Spine (Definition)

Abnormal curvature of the spine is a symptom in which a person's spine has sideways curvature (either to the left or to the right), or has too little or too much curvature in the front-back direction. Normal front-back spine curvatures exist in the neck, the chest, the lower back, ...Read more


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Can you make a surgery scar less noticeable, if so how?

Can you make a surgery scar less noticeable, if so how?

Scar massage: Massaging the scar multiple times a day may help decrease the appearance of a scar. Scars mature for up to a year after surgery. ...Read more

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Hi this antionrtte blount so i had sugery my body scar before that why i want to ask u than i can grt pregancy with surgery scar ?

Hi this antionrtte blount so i had sugery my body  scar before that why  i want to ask u  than i can grt pregancy  with  surgery scar ?

Usually: Surgical scars usually do not affect subsequent pregnancies. That said, scars which have healed badly with hernias or chronic infections, fistulae or excessive scar tissue or scars on the female reproductive organs (vagina, uterus, or fallopian tubes) or excessive internal scarring from multiple abdominal or pelvic surgeries can make pregnancy difficult or complicated. Visit your ob/gyn for more. ...Read more

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Do you lose hair on or around a surgery scar?

On occasion: It is not unusual, particularly on the scalp, to experience some loss of hair permanently in the scar and temporarily in the surrounding area for periods of up to 6 months. ...Read more

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Is cica care silicone bandage effective for mohs surgery scar?

Is cica care silicone bandage effective for mohs surgery scar?

Cica-care: Cica-care? is a self-adhesive gel sheet that is medically proven to be up to 90% effective in the improvement of red, dark or raised scars. It can also be used on closed wounds to prevent hypertrophic scar or keloid formation. ...Read more

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Will my heart surgery scar stay forever ?

Will my heart surgery scar stay forever ?

Scarring by : Definition is healthy tissue/muscle that has been damaged & replaced with fibrosis due to lack of blood flow. ...Read more

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I was stretching and right over my pelvis 2"-3" below a surgery scar and the scar itself started burning and won't stop. what is this and is it bad?

I was stretching and right over my pelvis 2"-3" below a surgery scar and the scar itself started burning and won't stop. what is this and is it bad?

Need some more info?: What kind of surgery, where is the scar, and how long ago was the surgery? It's probably not "bad" but may depend on the answers to these questions. Good wishes. ...Read more

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I got a surgery scar going right through the middle of my stomach and I dont have a belly buttton but can I still get a flat stomach with the scar?

I got a surgery scar going right through the middle of my stomach and I dont have a belly buttton but can I still get a flat stomach with the scar?

Likely: many times that type of scar heals in a way that does not allow for the abdomen to be symetric. if weight is an issue, work on that.. you will do no harm by core conditioning and it will be benefitial for other health related issues as well. ...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. Thomas Dowling
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Scoliosis (Definition)

Scoliosis is a condition where patients have an abnormal curvature of ...Read more