Top 20 Doctor insights on: Surgery remove skin

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Can you tell me if I could have excision surgery to remove skin cancer while I am 6 months pregnant?

Can you tell me if I could have excision surgery to remove skin cancer while I am 6 months pregnant?

Yes: You may be concerned about getting anesthesia because of your pregnancy. If the skin cancer is small, it may be possible to remove it under local anesthesia. ...Read more

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Any ideas if I can have excision surgery to remove skin cancer while I am 6 months pregnant?

Any ideas if I can have excision surgery to remove skin cancer while I am 6 months pregnant?

Excision: A small surgical excision of a skin lesion would be okay to perform during pregnancy. Of course you would want to consult with your OB/Gyn first. ...Read more

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Can I have surgery to remove thin-skin caused by using steroid cream to treat eczema?

Can I have surgery to remove thin-skin caused by using steroid cream to treat eczema?

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

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Do you have to get surgery to have excess skin removed after losing a lot of weight?

Do you have to get surgery to have excess skin removed after losing a lot of weight?

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 don't like it. ...Read more

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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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Is it possible to remove skin moles on your face without surgery?

Is it possible to remove skin moles on your face without surgery?

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 more

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Skin removal surgery--what skin can be removed and where are scars?

Skin removal surgery--what skin can be removed and where are scars?

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 more

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If the epididyal head cyst is removed by surgery, wil I become infertile?

If the epididyal head cyst is removed by surgery, wil I become infertile?

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

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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?

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

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Is the any plastic surgery interventions to remove scar on head?

Is the any plastic surgery interventions to remove scar on head?

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 more

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Can the redundant skin following hemorrhoid surgery be removed?

Yes: Redundant or loose anal skin tags can be removed with local anesthetic in a surgeon's office. ...Read more

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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, ?

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

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