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Skin Grafts Before And After
After dermabond is peel off from wound will there b scar of wound or after how many days skin become normal?
Had small amount of skin removed from breasts after reconstruction and the swelling down.Have sutures and durmabond.How long do I wait to lift weights?
Post Operative Care: It would be advisable to communicate with your surgeon before engaging in strenuous activities. Your surgeon has the most complete knowledge about the details of your operation and is the best person to advise you on any aspects of post-operative care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long after aural atresia reconstruction can I smoke weed? Then just did a skin graft and shaved some cartilage, then sewed it up
A ? for surgeon: You need to be asking the doctor who performed this procedure, who also better knows your health history. I can tell you that smoking interferes with healing from virtually any kind of surgery, and also makes it more likely that you get an infection. You could use this as a head start on quitting a habit that will rob your life of both health and length eventually. There is a great deal of help. ...Read more
Will I be extremely swollen after genioplasty and fat graft to cheeks? Filler in lips? How long till swelling goes down after op? Flying home in 3 wks
For how long should I be avoiding sun exposure after dermabrasion? I am aware that dermabrasion may cause some skin irritation. For how long avoiding sun exposure is necessary following the skin smoothing procedure for removal of small dry bumps on my arm
It : It sounds like you are talking about keratosis pilaris. The sun doesn't really play a role in this condition (proper use of sunscreen after microdermabrasion is always a good idea, though). This is, unfortunately, a chronic condition for many people. It does tend to settle a bit with age in many patients. Treatment options include keratolytic agents such as Lactic Acid creams, salicylic acid creams, urea based creams, retinoids (like retin-a), and microdermabrasion. Because microdermabrasion is a bit more expensive, most patients opt for the topical creams. I hope that helps. ...Read more
Is it better to do a glycolic acid peel or microdermabrasion after waiting 7 months after finishing accutane? its for skin tone and some red scars
When the chin becomes slightly darkened after exfoliating, is it because of dead skin cells popping up? I still flake a few days after exfoliating.
After a breast reconstrucion surgery at the ages of 22, will I have visibles scars in that area after full recovery?
Depends: If your breasts are youthful looking and your surgeon can preserve your nipple then you could have very little visible scarring. At 22 it sounds like you may have brca issues so again it depends in the above. Shaped implants will give the best result. It is important to remember that even wide scars once mature are often not very noticeable. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Had hand surgery on palmer crease, cut reopened after stitches removed, how to care for and exercise hand now, also how long before fully functional?
The palm skin often: Heals well with dressing changes. And uncomlicated healing times differ but a good average time ( known because there are certain surgical procedures where the pal is left intentionally open and unsutured) is about 3 weeks still as u had surgery call your surgeon! sometimes it is just the superficial dry or macerated skin and it is not open. Other times there could be infection or sinus tract. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would you recommend a glycolic chemical peel or microdermabrasion after waiting six months after Accutane ? I have a red acne marks and uneven skin
Why after 12 sessions of laser the hair on the face still grows while having a light skin and dark hair?
Medical treatment: Facial hair growth caused by hormone imbalances is usually treated by removal (laser, electrolysis, etc) and medical treatment (birth control pills and testosterone blockers). If you treat the symptoms with laser and don't address the underlying hormones, it likely the hair will keep coming back. ...Read more
After it heals: Stitches are used to repair a significant cut in the skin, so it needs to heal well enough before getting it wet. Usually depending on the location stitches are left in 5-10 days and after that you can get it wet. ...Read more
How long after hair starts growing back after chemo should I trim for the first time and how long should I wait to blow dry or use styling products?
Had stitches out before two weeks after bone graft for molar removal because healed fast .Been just over three weeks, will shouting cause damage?
No!: but why shout?? "Speak softly but carry a bid stick!" Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt. Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
For how many days will the redness on my face remain after the dead skin removed due to burn from waxing?
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