Doctor insights on:
Scoliosis 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
I have a surgery scar that resulted in me not being able to have a bellybutton. So is there anyway to reform it to allow me to have one?
Belly Button: A plastic surgeon can re-create a belly button if desired. ...Read more
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
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
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 have a stomach surgery scar since when i was about 10 or 9 years of age scar is open form tip hasnt healed and has puss, doctors all say leave it alone and it will heal. 11 yrs now and now and still no change what do I do
Expertise needed: You need to see a real, full time wound care doc. Infection for so long is absolutely unlikely as infections do not smolder like this. You most likely have a piece of suture at the base of the wound that has moved up close to the skin where your body identifies it as foreign body trying to get rid of it. Wound care docs are trained to look at causes of wounds and not start illogical treatments. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not recommended: Would not recommend it. Will only attract attention to that area. Any chemical applied to a scar may result in further unpredictable inflammatory reaction. ...Read more
Scar removal: Have a laser treatment. A pulsed dye laser uses light to reduce the size of scars to make them flatter and to repair pigmentation. The treatment is non-invasive and you'll be entirely healed within a week. Several treatments are usually needed to gain the best results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are cures for chronic nerve pain caused by back surgery scar tissue pressing on the nerves.L4, l5, l5, s1?
I have a surgery scar under my left Breast. It has formed due to hyper active skin repairment. Its probably called keloid. How to get rid of this scar?
Does excessive post-surgery scar tissue reflect at all on the surgeon's abilities? After a scalenectomy and rib resection for thoracic outlet syndrome
No: There is no correlation between post op excessive scar tissue and the surgeons ability. First excessive is a relative term. Excessive may be appropriate for some situations. It is a relative term. What is normal amount of scar tissue? Other issues can affect the outcome like was an infection present? Is there a history of keloids? Are there are any medications or medical issues? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does excessive internal post-surgery scar tissue/adhesions reflect on surgeon's abilities? After a scalenectomy and rib resection for thoracic outlet.
Not typically.: Scar tissue/adhesions is a natural process that occurs as a result of any operation, no matter how skilled or novice a surgeon. It is a particular issue following surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome and can sometimes cause issues as bad or worse than the original reasons for having the surgery in the first place. Discuss with your surgeon on what steps can be taken to relieve your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Scarring after scoliosis surgery
- When is scoliosis surgery necessary
- Scoliosis surgery side effects
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Scoliosis surgery back
- Pros and cons of scoliosis surgery
- Exercises after scoliosis surgery
- Life after scoliosis surgery
- Talk to a orthopedic spine surgeon online for free