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Skin Lesion On Temple
What kind of skin lesion? Was it scrapped off entirely? How was the scrapping done? Was there infection following the scrapping? The short answer to both parts of the question is yes, but it depends on the factors mentioned above.
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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
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No: Go see a dermatologist for a correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
My 83 year old grandfather has had a skin lesion for about a month that was recently popped and cultured. What is currently the risks he's facing? He's been on ABX for a full week.
Try it: First and foremost, it is important to remember that there is no one remedy that heals everything. Our bodies come with their own toolkit that can handle almost anything that we encounter. Since there are many different causes of skin lesions and reasons why they do not heal, a short term trial of this plant that has shown some healing potential is certainly reasonable. Do not eat it. ...Read more
Skin lesion: Can you put up a photo please ...Read more
If it changes: You should be concerned and have the lesion examined by your doctor if the lesion changes color, grows larger, bleeds or becomes painful. ...Read more
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Is there a difference between a perfectly round skin lesion and an irregular shaped one? I have a round one that seems almost inflamed, have no med in
Yes: The shape of lesions are important. Have a dermatologist check this. ...Read more
See you doctor: It is not practical to tell without examining the lesion. ...Read more
Can a tan skin lesion that was scraped off first layer by fingers change color and still be rough?
Yes: If there has been any change to a skin lesion, including coloration and texture, I recommend having it looked at by your doctor. It needs to be examined and possibly have a biopsy taken or have the lesion removed if needed. I do not recommend scraping the lesion deeper. ...Read more
I made a research for my skin lesion. Got a same image called pilomatricoma. Is this too dangerous? Have this for 16yrs.
Slight bulge (not sure)on glans ofpenis, painless, brighter, no skin lesion, gets brighter & more assignable when cold, looks a bit less sensitive (not sure?
Here are some. ..: What you described could be just normal so it deserves a personal watch for next 3-4 months and see. If it doesn't change but remains as described, leave it alone with no further concern or action. If bothered mentally or physically or worsening, seek pro-evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more
Skin lesions need: To be evaluated by your doctor visually. Changes, bleeding, irregular boarders, variations in color are all signs to be careful. Please get it checked. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Have it evaluated: A tan, asymptomatic, rough skin lesion can be various things. Most of these things are benign, but I would recommend having it evaluated by a dermatologist to ensure that it is not a concerning lesion (like a skin cancer) or an unusual inflammatory or infectious disorder. ...Read more
I have a tan, asymptomatic, rough skin lesion on my back which does not appear to be misshapen. Should I be concerned?
Please help! Check the picture of skin lesion that I have in my files and say if it looks like HPV connected skin warts ; (!
See a doctor in pers: I think it is best if a dr sees you in person to determine if you have warts. All warts are caused by the hpv virus whether they are on your genitals hands or feet. There are many different types of hpv virus is and different virus types occur on different locations. ...Read more
I have this skin lesion it's color is purple, shiny, with a transparent veins on it. I have this for 16yrs now a size of a corn. I can tell its growing?
Hemangioma: But have dermatologist check if changing color and diameter. ...Read more
Skin lesion: This is a red colored tissue change over the coccyx (the bottom of the spine). ...Read more
It's possible: Particularly for melanoma, one of the more aggressive types of skin cancer, tumors can sometimes occur in various areas of the body relatively far away from the original skin lesion. Sometimes a "sentinel" lymph node close to the original lesion is removed to check for early spread. However, for types of skin cancer like basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, it is highly unlikely. ...Read more
I need to get a skin lesion removed by a plastic surgeon. What are the risks associated with this procedure? Thanks.
It depends: It will depend on what procedure it is that the Plastic surgeon would need to do. Only way to find an answer to your question is to go see a Plastic surgeon and ask this question after you have had an examination done by him/her and what he recommends as the next step/ procedure to remove your skin lesion. ...Read more
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