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Will A Punch Biopsy With Sutures Leave Any Scarring
Yes: But it should be minimal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more
How can I tell if I had a shave or excisional biopsy to remove a suspicious mole? Dr used local &?scalpel, around margins of mole. Some pigment return
Will a punch biopsy improve the scar left on a cheek by an elect.bist.(4mm) or make it worse? 1 stitch required but I'm afraid of invasive treatment.
Incisional biopsy- does a mole that was picked off, but needed biopsy, have to wait for wound to heal before a biopsy can be done?
Can a plastic surgeon revise or improve a penile scar on my shaft. laser? tattoo. it is truly a scar as I had a doctor confirm it as a scar
Of course: A plastic surgeon or urologist can take care of that ...Read more
Any procedures to remove completely mild scaring from acne ? A few from shaving with a razor(legs)
Won't be complete: And only your dermatologist can do this for you. We can hide acne scars but not make them vanish. I'm glad you're finally being treated scientifically. A little scarring gives a real, authentic woman's face character; celebrity and internet photos aren't true-to-life. Good luck. ...Read more
Will i need stitches after a skin biopsy? The doctor said he was going to do a punch biopsy and it would make a little hole in my skin. Will i need stitches? Will it leave a scar?
Hi I have 8 beauty marks(moles), i know that mole laser removal will leave a scar is there any other option to get them removed without leaving scar?
Depends: If you dont have healing problems, surgical excision by an appropriate physician depending on site. ...Read more
I have non-cancerous moles on face, and I want to remove.
Which procedure won't leave scars:
cryogenic mole removal or radio-frequency mole removal?
Plastic Surgeon: They all can produce a scar. You want to remove the mole in its entirety to make sure the entire lesion is benign. Get a plastic surgeon to do it if you want to minimize potential scaring. Best wishes. ...Read more
Is it possible to surgically remove scar tissue on the Achilles (a year after surgery) with a more minor (maybe laparoscopic) procedure?
I'm having a gallbladder operation. Will the insisions be closed with glue or will they be stitched with dissolvable stitches or staples?
Pigmented villonodular synovitis in knee size of a finger. Surgeon said to cut 20cm and then remove, as keyhole will be too small. Any other methods?
PVNS: Pvns is described as "focal" or "diffuse." if focal or diffuse an arthroscopic approach to the knee is probably the best approach. Pvns can involve other joints as well including the shoulder and hip. A skilled surgeon should be able to remove pvns from "behind" the knee through designated posteromedial and posterolateral portals. Unfortunately, there is a significant recurrence rate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can disturbing a mole via shave biopsy or laser cause it to appear dysplastic on pathology if it came back a years or so after removal?
Not likely: a previous scar should not make a mole appear to be dysplastic ...Read more
Oncovered generally: Once the area has granulation tissue and a scab is forming, or if you had stitches, and the area is clean, "opening it to air" with often promote faster healing. Occluding with a band aid is important at first to keep dirt out of the area to avoid infection though. Topical antibioitc creams are also recommended for wound healing and infection control. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mole accidentaly scraped off no pigment in scar dr said can't biopsy exact site of mole not clear (large scar) how would u know if there is melanoma?
Biopsy: Biopsy of site is gold standard of diagnosing or ruling out most pathology. For pigmented lesions a personal and family history is important as well as a complete examination including lymph node drainage areas. Some pigmented lesions can lose color and that also is an indication for biopsy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The real questions: Forgive my frankness. The only things on your mind right now should be, 'do I have cancer? If it is not diagnosed and it kills me, how will the people who love me be affected?' you're an adult. I can't promise you that you won't notice where you've had the surgery. I doubt anyone else will be aware of anything. A man who'd care (and i've never met such a man) isn't worth keeping. Now be brave. ...Read more
For surgeons, the term suture is used as verb or a noun. A surgeon will suture (stitch-up) an incision with sutures (stiches). For anatomist, a suture is a rigid joint between hard parts. For example, the top of the adult skull has wavy lines running down the middle, and on the sides. These are cranial sutures, and represent where the separate ...Read more