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White Scar Inside Of Mouth On Cheek
I have a scar on the left side of my cheek right next to the corner of my mouth from surgery I want to make the scar less noticeable?
Vitamin E cream: Used daily over time can diminish appearance of scars. Can be bought OTC at pharmacies. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
I have a perpetual cheek-biting habit. I can feel the scars from it. Also, I'm working on quitting snus use. Will the mouth tissue repair itself?
Yes it well:
Heal evantually, as long as you quit both biting and snuf use,
if biting your cheeks accompanied by teeth grinding, then night gaurds may be needed ...Read more
1 day ago my uper lip were cut deeply and a little deep cut on cheek too. Got 40 stitches on lip and cheek. How the stiches scar will disappear? It w
Scars & VitaminE: First ask your doctor about scarring. AFTER the wound has COMPLETELY healed you and use Vitamin E. Life holds no guarantees as we know, but vitamin E oil placed directly on the scar regularly can help to fade or remove the scar. You can get a bottle of it in the drug store. It's inexpensive and worth a try; just be patient. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Is there maybe a way to remove the scar tissue in my cheeks to prevent further cheek-biting? My teeth are all straight and well cared for.
See Dentist: Ultimately you should seek advice from your Dentist or an Oral Surgeon to evaluate this and discuss your options. Typically this "linea alba" or white line is from habitually sucking your cheek into or between your teeth. See if you notice yourself doing this over the next 5 days. If so, then do what you can to stop. If you cannot stop it, any tissue removal will only be temporary. Good Luck. ...Read more
Generally not: Unless you squeeze a blackhead, thus traumatizing the surrounding skin, a blackhead is unlikely to cause a scar. It is simply a plugged-up sebaceous gland where the oil has oxidized, turning dark. Most can be emptied by using hot compresses to loosen the sebum. If you can't do it yourself, see your esthetician or dermatologist but don't squeeze! ...Read more
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
Scar Revision: Scars can be a different color or can be depressed or elevated compared to the surrounding skin. A scar on the scalp can result in an area of baldness. Normal features may be distorted by scars. Various treatments or surgical revision can improve the unsightly features of many scars. Consult with a plastic surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery to learn about options. ...Read more
My scars on the back of my head from surgery feel like they r gonna explode I've been having vp shunt pain forever?
How long since VP?: Have you ever discussed this issue with either the neurosurgeon if you continue to see him or your primary doctor? I don't commonly run into people who have chronic surgical scar pain after VP shunt placement, however, it certainly could happen. There are topical medications which can give temporary relief but if it is chronic you may need more aggressive treatment. Speaking to your doctor is best. ...Read more
My craniotomy scar on my head gets sore sometimes why is this and is it normal its been over a year since I had it done
Scar pain: Any healing scar can have hyper aesthetics or increased pain associated with the area of healing for some time afterwards. There are therapies to reduce the pain with manipulation and massage that are very effective. You may wish to visit a pain specialist, acupuncturist, massage therapist, or physical therapist to explore your options ...Read more
I was punched at 13 and I noticed my right back side of my head is swollen. I figured it is just scar tissue. Is there risk of cranium compression?
I have terrible black scars on my head of my penis & at the base where the foreskin was removed. I want scars removed & if possible foreskin restored.?
So I popped a white head on my chin and now I have this redish brown scar forming. Is this normal and will the color fade back to my normal skin color?
Hard to know: Depends on your skin type and previous history. Most pimple scars heal ...Read more
Will scars from a cranioplasty prevent the regrowth of hair? How will the scars from a cranioplasty affect the look of the hair or head after everything has healed? .
Can only Improve:
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).
Consult with a plastic surgeon to find out which combination of these would best work for you. ...Read more
Healing scars: A scar forms when there is healing of an injury to the tissues. Remember that with almost all wounds, healing continues for months and months as we change the stress on the tissues. A scar forms as a result and may have many different appearances and colors. Any dark coloration may fade over time but the tissues never are the same and so some scarring will always be there. ...Read more
Scar tissue full circle of scabs was formed on the tip of the foreskin covering the head, the skin is fully retractable, happening for past 3 years.
From what I can sense on what you described, your condition probably poses no serious healthy concern as long as not hurting, not swelling and thickening, and no expanding.
For the time being, avoid any further local physical and chemical stimulation if any. Of course, go to see urologist for further attention.
Besides, healthy lifestyle with no overindulgence and obsession will help...
Best. ...Read more
I got whacked by a hairbrush and now it's all red with a bump I'm worried it will scar? When will itgoaway? It may be the same spot I bumped my head.
Depends on...: Whether or not a skin wound leaves a visible scar depends on many variables, such as: how likely that person typically scars (some people scar easily), where on the body the wound is, how old the person is, whether or not the would gets infected, whether there is bad bruising around the wound, whether or not the wound is staying open (under tension), etc... First aid ointment may help healing. ...Read more
See a Urologist: Post traumatic scars are usually manged the same as other scars by use of scar creams or silicone gel sheets but some patients can develop areas of redness and thickening that may represent a disease process and should be best evaluated and addressed by a urologist so seek a consultation with a urologist. ...Read more
Serious Rx: You already have scarring, you describe both pustules (white heads) and comedones (black heads), and you mention scarring. Your acne won't be manageable without the help of your personal physician and prescription-strength medication. Acne is a serious, chronic. Non-lifestyle-related disease and you deserve effective treatment. With numerous comedones, retinoid acid derivatives may be helpful. ...Read more
I have a chemical burn on my head, its not that bad. So its basically peeling really bad and I’m not sure what to do. Will it scar?
You must please start with an exam for your Primary care doctor. Your doctor will carefully see how things are going and determine if the doctor can take care of the burn or whether you should go to a specialist.
Hope all goes well.
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I have skin on my penis head which is brownish, wrinkled, shiny and smooth to touch. Is this skin scarred? I have a doctors appointment in a 4 days.
Hair: Hair doesn't typically grow through scarGet a more detailed answer ›
I have a scar on my head about 15 inch long from an operation last year, is there any way of getting the hair to grow back where the scar is?
Yes,: The scor may be amenable to revision bringing hair bearing skin closer to the cut edges or hair transplants may be appropriate. ...Read more
I have a scar on my head where hair does not grow it is around 1/2 CM and I was wondering if there is anyway I could cover it without surgery.?
Yes many options: There are many options that essentially camouflage the "hairless" area. Short term solutions include those that color the scalp "top coat" or other products that are composed of dyed keratin protein "sprinkles" that you aply to the hair. Long term techniques include tattoo or hair transplants "plugs" or excision of the bald area with closure in a zig zag line to allow hair to fall over the scar. ...Read more
Obsession without picking skin, sometimes don't notice, picked a small noticeably hole on my head, scars all over body from uncontrollably picking?
You are a Precious Human Being!
You were born with Wonder of Life Force giving you Breath of Life; due to which you have lived for 16 years.
You deserve Healing from Emotional pain.
Believe in Healing Power of Your Body!
Go to a National Park and Feel Wonder, and Peace
There, Release all Negative Thoughts and Obsessions
Pledge to yourself to become Captain over picking skin, and see Psychiatrist. ...Read more
I have scabs on my head from scratching. It's not itchy I just have to scratch it. I also have scars on my head from scratching. What's wrong with me?
OCD: You may have an obsessive compulsive disorder. But it's not possible to diagnose you online. You need to be evaluated by a physican, generally a psychiatrist, to determine if this is the actual problem. Your personal physician should be able to do an intial evaluation and then give you a referral. ...Read more
I have a scar on the side of my head that us about 2.5 inches long and.5 inch wide and I really want hair back there (even if surgery is the only way?
Hair transplant: Hair transplant after revising yiour scar is possible ...Read more
I got a pimple to come to a head but couldn't extract the gunk inside out of it, I put a topcial solution on it and it burned the skin on top of the pimple, and the pimple still remains under the scar?
Epidermal cyst: Often times true cysts will persist until the entire sac is destroyed or removed. See your dermatologist to evaluate and likely inject with cortisone. ...Read more
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