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I was diagnosed with bowens disease, already had some surgical removal, but keep getting more, will this be normal for me now..?
Annual checkup: Bowen's disease is a very low-grade skin cancer related to exposure to sunlight. The effects of sunlight are cumulative and will always be with you. You need an annual visit to a dermatologist who will check the skin of your whole body for new areas that will need to be treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rarely: Fibroadenomas are benign and by natural history will often regress over 10-15 years. diangosis can be established via core bx. Making them "go away" is generally reserved for symptomatic (palpable and/or tenderness which is usually cyclical). Minimally invasive options are generally preferred over surgical excision - image guided percutaneous vacuum assisted excision, cryoablation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why get appendectomy: Reasons for appendectomy range from incidental (excise the healthy appendix when adjacent organs are being removed to avoid possible future appendicitis), to tumors, inflammation, perforation, abscess, infection, ; when radiologic evidence is found/suspected of appendiceal problems. This list is not all inclusive, but i hope it generally addresses your question. ...Read more
I had fire accident 11 years back but the scars still there i need a way to remove the scar even to fade apart from undergoing surgical removal?
Options: You cannot erase scars. Poor scars can be improved through the following methods: 1) scar massage 2) silicone sheeting (a kind of silicone tape you where over the scar) 3) steroid injections 4) laser treatment (helps remove coloring) 5) scar revision (removing the scar and starting over). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Missed some?: The excision might have missed a mmicroscopic portion and it grew back. Or, you could have grown another tumor right next to it. Some malignant tumors can be very aggressive and recur frequently. Either way, please return to your physician if you havent already. ...Read more
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