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Can you tell me if i could have excision surgery to remove skin cancer while I am 6 months pregnant?
It depends: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...Read more
Extra skin/wt loss: Yes if you loose lot of weight you are left with redundant skin which is hanging and can only be removed by surgery if you you dont like it. ...Read more
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
Not usually: A mole is a collection of skin pigment cells that are usually dark but not always. The base of the mole extends the full depth of the skin so to completely remove it a minor surgery is usually necessary. In most cases the final scar is less visible than the mole itself. Simply shaving the mole off flush with the skin is not effective. Non-surgical treatments may fade a mole but not remove them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scar location: The scars from skin removal surgery depends on the location and amount of skin to be removed. The more skin that needs to be removed the longer the scar length will be. Scars are usually hidden in inconspicuous locations - along the panty line, the inner arm, groin, or inner thigh. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Unlikely: 1) epididimal cyst can usually be removed without occluding epididymal sperm duct, although this is a potential complication. 2) most men have 2 testicles ; sperm production by a single testis is usually sufficient for fertility. Other testis can always be considered the 'spare'. 3) epididymal cysts are harmless ; only need to be removed if they are bothering you. ...Read more
My husband abused me for years hit me hard in the head enough to split it open several times. I had surgery to remove a tumor. Can it come back?
No: repeated scalp lacerations repaired surgically is not a known contributor to malignancy. If a tumor developed by history it does not appear to be a glioblastoma since you would have had RT and knowledge of a high incidence of local recurrence. The tumor you described sounds like a scalp lesion, either benign or malignant and there is a high incidence of local recurrence depending on the path ...Read more
Have a surgery to remove cyst that's underneath my scalp(head) can you explain why the cyst was hard for a while then soft now hard again ? Thanks
I will be having a hysterectomy because of 15 and 16 centimeter cysts that now protrude a great deal. Is there any way at the end of the surgery the extra skin could be removed?
Several options: For a new scar (<1 month), just letting it heal and protecting the scar from sunlight is best. The scar will improve typically over the course of 1 year. During this time, topical scar treatments (scar massage, mederma, silicone) steroid injections and dermabrasion can help. If the scar is still bothersome, then surgical revision should be considered. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Pituitary adenoma caused cushing's disease, removed 3/12. Prior: 224 lbs, 5'2", current: 150 lbs. Goal: 115 lbs. I work out. Surgery for excess skin?
Yes: Yes you could have surgery for excess skin. See plastic surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more
Had sinus surgery to remove polyps feb 2011. Since that time have had recurring late day headaches and cloudy head. Happens every day for 2 years, ?
Sinus Headaches: You should be re-evaluated to determine the cause of your pain... There are solutions. Persistent infections, nerve damage, dental issues, allergies, fungal infection, tumors, eric., etc. See your ENT surgeon or seek another opinion... The more opinions the better i always say... ...Read more
Which surgical procedures remove turkey neck? I am wondering about surgical procedures that will give long-term results for removing the extra skin on my neck. Is surgery the most common way people deal with turkey neck?
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