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Is there a cosmetic procedure to remove the bumps on the arm caused by a dialysis fistula?

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Dr. Robert Alexander
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on cause

Bumps must be looked at to determine their nature.
Cannot answer without seeing and palpating the sites.

In brief: Depends on cause

Bumps must be looked at to determine their nature.
Cannot answer without seeing and palpating the sites.
Dr. Robert Alexander
Dr. Robert Alexander
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Dr. Michael Beckenstein
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Those bumps are the bulges in the veins from the increased blood flow.
There s no cosmetic roc endure tocorrectthese.

In brief: No

Those bumps are the bulges in the veins from the increased blood flow.
There s no cosmetic roc endure tocorrectthese.
Dr. Michael Beckenstein
Dr. Michael Beckenstein
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Not advised

This is not advised for a variety of reasons including bleeding or interference with the fistula to name just a few.

In brief: Not advised

This is not advised for a variety of reasons including bleeding or interference with the fistula to name just a few.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery

In brief: Maybe

Depends on nature of bumps, proximity to fistula, over all metabolic status, depth, etc.

In brief: Maybe

Depends on nature of bumps, proximity to fistula, over all metabolic status, depth, etc.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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