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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
When you had a fungal nail infection and a bit of the nail needs to be removed. can the nail grow back?
Likely yes: It can, but there's no garentee.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
I had a tongue biopsy to identify if the growth is a wart. If it is a wart, will the cutting and removal from the biopsy spread the virus in my mouth?
Wart: Removing the wart will not cause it to spread. Leaving it in place would more likely cause it to spread. ...Read more
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
After surgery to remove small ganglion cyst of tendon on back of big toe, how long will the pain persist and when would i be able to wear a dress shoe?
Consult : With your surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it proper to remove the dead, peeling skin from around a wound? Will this hurt it more or cause infection?
Osteotomy first metatarsal can the staple work its way loose and how easy would it be to remove? Location of staple now protrudes and causes pain.
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
Why do podiatrists dig in the nail when removing ingrown toenails and does that not cause more pain by digging in?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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