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Will removing a corn cause more corns to grow in its place?

Will removing a corn cause more corns to grow in its place?

No: Corns and calluses are caused by repeated pressure or friction against skin. It is a protective reaction to avoid blisters. In the foot, corns generally occur due to pressure from ill-fitting shoewear. Removing the corn will not cause more corns to grow in their place, but if the original cause of the corn is not changed, the corn will come back. ...Read more

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Had total removal of infected ingrown toenail removed in May. Is ok to paint the skin while it grows back? Dr said could take 8 months to grow fully

Had total removal of infected ingrown toenail removed in May. Is ok to paint the skin while it grows back? Dr said could take 8 months to grow fully

Paint away Monet.: If that is want you want to do, there is no reason not to. You might occasionally visually inspect the application site to make sure you are not irritating the skin with the paint. For your information, sometimes after a total nail removal, the new nail may show some distortion. This distortion can be temporary or permanent. There is no way of telling until the begins to appear. ...Read more

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Had a shave removal of a mole, which was benign, but it grew back. Can the removal change the cells to cause it to grow back cancerous?

Had a shave removal of a mole, which was benign, but it grew back. Can the removal change the cells to cause it to grow back cancerous?

Get is excised: A mole can recur which is probably the case with you right now. But it can also be a melanoma. I would recommend you going to a surgeon and get this mole completely re-excised and examined by a pathologist so that you will be able to get a formal pathology report just to be sure that you do not have a melanoma which has been treated as a mole, first time around. ...Read more

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What type of doctor treats paronychia of the fingernails? Would that same doctor be able to treat a loosened large toe nail? The toe nail was injured on a lava rock and is barely attached. Will it grow back if removed or falls off? Would like to see the s

What type of doctor treats paronychia of the fingernails? Would that same doctor be able to treat a loosened large toe nail? The toe nail was injured on a lava rock and is barely attached. Will it grow back if removed or falls off? Would like to see the s

Paronychia: Podiatrist treat nail deformities of all kinds including paronychia. In some states (oh) podiatrist can treat fingers. In ok where I am podiatrist can not. A dermatologist would be able to help you with your finger nails. ...Read more

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If I remove a bunion, will another one just grow in its place?

If I remove a bunion, will another one just grow in its place?

Removal a bunion: means having surgical correction of the deformity. A proper surgery and procedure should correct the bunion and the chances of regrowth should be very small. One must follow proper post operative instruction for good outcome. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's possible to cut the v2 nerve in the face to remove a cancerous tumor?

Can you explain if it's possible to cut the v2 nerve in the face to remove a cancerous tumor?

Malignant nerve: Yes you can cut and remove a portion of v2 branch of the trigeminal nerve in the case of a cancerous lesion. The cutting of the nerve will leave facial numbness in the cheek region on the affected side. ...Read more

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Is it true tat in foot&ankle surgery, in order fo get through to the bones, some micro small nerves have to be cut. N these nerves cannot be repaired?

Is it true tat in foot&ankle surgery, in order fo get through to the bones, some micro small nerves have to be cut. N these nerves cannot be repaired?

Usually no problem.: The short answer is yes. Though some small nerves will undoubtedly be traumatized, the injury is minimized by knowing where to make appropriate incisions, thus minimizing disruption of normal nerve physiology. In almost all cases, the nerves completely recover, without the need for repair of any type. ...Read more

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Can removing the tooth next to a partially erupted wisdom tooth allow for the wisdom tooth to grow in normally on its own? Or will it need cut out?

Can removing the tooth next to a partially erupted wisdom tooth allow for the wisdom tooth to grow in normally on its own? Or will it need cut out?

Why: why remove a healthy a symptomatic fully functional tooth in the hopes that a smaller tipped rotated tooth will magically take its place. At best you would need many months of Orthodontic treatment to bring it into place. Ask your Dentist to evaluate and advise. Examination by a wisdom tooth expert, an oral Surgeon, may be advisable. ...Read more

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If you remove a tick but leave the head in skin will this cause a problem?

If you remove a tick but leave the head in skin will this cause a problem?

No: If part of the head or any mouth parts of the tick remain in the skin after removal of the body, these should be left alone as they will be expelled on their own. If you try to remove these parts, significant skin trauma may result. ...Read more

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Is it proper to remove the dead, peeling skin from around a wound? Will this hurt it more or cause infection?

Is it proper to remove the dead, peeling skin from around a wound? Will this hurt it more or cause infection?

Yes: If it is done very carefully so as not to harm the healthy skin this can actually help reduce your risk of infection because it is easier to clean and control bacteria from healthy skin next to the wound. ...Read more

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Can scar tissue grow and fill in where your uterus used to be and cause another surgery?

Can scar tissue grow and fill in where your uterus used to be and cause another surgery?

Adhesions: Any time you have abdominal surgery you risk forming adhesions, which are really just a kind of abdominal scar tissue. If you form adhesions that obstruct your bowel, etc. You may need another surgery to take down the adhesions. It is a common complication, but having to have another operation is not. ...Read more

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Why do podiatrists dig in the nail when removing ingrown toenails and does that not cause more pain by digging in?

Why do podiatrists dig in the nail when removing ingrown toenails and does that not cause more pain by digging in?

Removal of border: The doctor may need to get into the corner to get the ingrown nail out. Your pain may be minimized by use of a cold spray or use of a local anesthetic. ...Read more

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Is it safe to start laser tattoo removal when also needing a root canal? Will one cause the other to be overwhelmed? 2 inch tattoo on back of neck

Is it safe to start laser tattoo removal when also needing a root canal? Will one cause the other to be overwhelmed?

2 inch tattoo on back of neck

Depends: Both are painful procedures. If you can handle a double dose of pain, one procedure will not affect the other. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Is it true plucking a white hair will grow two more in its place?

Is it true plucking a white hair will grow two more in its place?

Pluck 1; Grow only 1: Easy enough to find out by plucking one and waiting a few days to find out that plucking one hair will result in the hair follicle to replace the hair with another single hair. ...Read more

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