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Skin Blemish Removal
Skin removal: This question is misleading. Did you mean skin tag removal? If so, this involves either scissors or a scalpel to remove a protruding piece of skin. ...Read more
What could be the reasons behind painful tampon removal - it keeps getting caught on a piece of skin?
Hello dr I hv blemishes on my face .i m vry upset so I wanna ur suggestions for permanent removal blemishes?
Dermatologist.: Best handled by a cosmetic dermatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
It is possible that a reliable histology examination of an abnormal skin formation be done a year after the removal?
Yes: Only if the specimen were adequately prepared and stored in a pathology lab. ...Read more
A week or two: As long as the lesions don't get too moist, and start to macerate, then you can keep it on for about ten days or so, and the wound will have the best chance to heal. I routinely ask my patients to keep them covered for this period of time. There is literature to support less infection, but also better healing when covered. ...Read more
Im a 23 year old male, 5'6" 190 lbs, if i lose 40 lbs will I have excess skin and need skin removal surgery?
Skin: At your age skin still has good elasticity. You are not going to loose weight in one day. Skin will adjust in most cases. If you replace fat with muscles the skin should not be an issue. ...Read more
I am using blackhead removal strips but my blackheads are too deep into my skin to benefit. How should I bring them to the surface without any product?
Not mechanically: Any mechanical removal of blackheads has probability of causing tissue damage which may lead to scarring. You will need combination of oral and topical medicines to reduce the bacteria causing acne and exfoliate the skin. A prime consult will help us determine the correct combination for you! ...Read more
Missed some?: The excision might have missed a mmicroscopic portion and it grew back. Or, you could have grown another tumor right next to it. Some malignant tumors can be very aggressive and recur frequently. Either way, please return to your physician if you havent already. ...Read more