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Doctor insights on: Skin Smoothing Surgery

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What prep is necessary for your skin before you go in for surgery?

What prep is necessary for your skin before you go in for surgery?

Skin prep: Although there are a few different methods, skin preparation using a betadine solution is still the standard of care for cleansing the skin prior to surgery or medical procedures. Betadine has few risks to the patient when it is used appropriately. ...Read more

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I really need skin reduction surgery. What are risks?

I really need skin reduction surgery. What are risks?

Several: Risks of surgery include infection, excessive bleeeding, nerve damage and unsightly scars if they become raised and red after healing is done. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik Dr. Placik
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Skin smoothing surgery (Tip)

Surgery may be the best remedy for you but rehab is key. ...See more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Get tested for food allergies
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What can I do to remove a skin bridge without surgery?

What can I do to remove a skin bridge without surgery?

I am perplexed?: What is a skin bridge? Sorry, some days I wonder if I speak English (and I know no other language). ...Read more

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In a sex-change surgery..Where does the "extra" skin come from?

In a sex-change surgery..Where does the "extra" skin come from?

For penis or vagina?: For the penis, the skin will come for the abdomen or the forearm skin which is transplanted. For the vagina, the skin of the penis skin is commonly turned inside out to simulate the vaginal cavity. ...Read more

Dr. Ryan Phasouk Dr. Phasouk
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Skin smoothing surgery (Tip)

The key to healing, from a major surgery, is great nutrition. ...See more

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
Once
Use mild soap when washing the skin
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Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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What is a mite you can get under your skin after having surgery?

What is a mite you can get under your skin after having surgery?

Scabies: Scabies is the mite that infects people. It is not especially associated with surgery. It is rarely picked up in the hospital if you happen to be in a room with another patient who has undiagnosed scabies. ...Read more

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Is surgery an option for hyperhydrosis of the head, face and neck?

Is surgery an option for hyperhydrosis of the head, face and neck?

Guidelines: Surgery only on appropriate candidates. This link to surgical consensus: http://goo.Gl/voqx5. ...Read more

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Dr. Zahid Niazi Dr. Niazi
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Skin smoothing surgery (Tip)

Move it, move it - post surgery/injury. Best outcome. ...See more

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Is it normal for a skin cyst surgery to bleed a little the day after?

Is it normal for a skin cyst surgery to bleed a little the day after?

Normal or Healthy?: Big distinction, normal=usual/common/average; little relation to wisdom/excellence/etc. Study: https://www.google.com/#q=milton%20alvis%20youtube for crucial basic wisdom. Anytime blood vessels are severed (capillaries&larger) bleeding occurs. The clotting system (platelets & 12 proteins, combined with no longer being adjacent to endothelial cells) which triggers blood to become solid&stop leaks. ...Read more

Dr. Boris Aronzon Dr. Aronzon
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Skin smoothing surgery (Tip)

Pre- surgery physical therapy sometimes helps with faster recovery. ...See more

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Treating Skin Tags (Checklist)

Do not treat them yourself
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Avoid picking at them
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Have them removed if needed by a doctor
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If I am allergic to iodine how will they clean my skin before surgery?

If I am allergic to iodine how will they clean my skin before surgery?

Allergy to iodine: There are many other preoperative antibacterial scrubs that don't contain iodine such as hibiclens, ethyl alcohol and others. ...Read more

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Heavy, had infection in skin after surgery. How long does it take to heal if left it open?

Heavy, had infection in skin after surgery. How long does it take to heal if left it open?

Varies: Dpends on depth and size of wound. It can require 1 to several weeks to close. Follow instructions re cleaning wound amd watch for signs of infection - heat , swelling , change in discharge. Follow up with doctor to monitor progress of wound. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Long Dr. Long
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Skin smoothing surgery (Tip)

Be aware that there are specialists in all areas these days. This applies to rehabilitation from surgery or injuries as well. I would advise you to seek out the experts and then let their advice become your routine. Time and space separate you from whatever initiated the damage. Focus on what you have and then go from there. Some of us will pass through life without splitting a toenail. Most of the rest of us are not so lucky. ...See more

Dr. Andrea Brand Dr. Brand
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Living with Skin Cancer (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure between 10 am and 2 pm
daily
Apply sunscreen
2x day
Wear a hat outdoors on sunny days
daily
See dermatologist for check ups
2x year