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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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Physical rehabilitation (Tip)

Physical rehabilitation

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

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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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Physical rehabilitation (Tip)

Physical rehabilitation

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

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Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
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Use mild soap when washing the skin
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Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
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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