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I had dermal fillers in my NL folds 2 weeks ago and today a bit above the place of injection, a painful red rush appeared. Could it be skin necrosis?
I have skin necrosis under my belly button from a tummy tuck 6 months ago. I am 4 weeks post a davinci hysterectomy and am in great pain. Is it related?
Incision from mastectomy 7 days post. Is it ok for white pus? & incision / skin is black. Necrosis? What happens later?
Must be SEEN: What you are describing can be as minor as a normal response to surgery or as serious as an infection requiring intervention. It is impossible to differentiate the two extremes by a simple description. I assure you--your surgeon will want to hear from you and see you as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi my nose skin is discolored from revision rhinoplasty can the vbeam get rid of the reddish purple hue ? (it's not necrosis I have it a few years)
Possibly: While discoloration of the skin is uncommon, even after revision rhinoplasty, it may persist for years or occasionally permanently. Discuss this with a board certified facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist- there are a few lasers which might be useful to treat your condition. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not common: Rarely seen. You may be thinking of ONJ -- osteonecrosis of the jaw. This is rare as well and associated with the use of osteoporosis medications typically given IV (Actonel, foxamax,etc. ) (bisphosphonates). Unless you have been on these or are currently on them there is little risk with extractions. Ask your Oral Surgeon about this. Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many concerns: Necrosis is "death" or destruction of a nerve, and this sometimes is necessitated to alleviate pain, by an alcohol injection. If a nerve is cut or transected, or if a nerve cell body dies (apoptosis), from a variety of inflammatory or degenerative causes, recovery is not possible. So, nerve death can occur both in central and peripheral nervous systems. Timely treatment is always best. ...Read more