Can an appendectomy scar be removed?

Answer According to the American Academy of Dermatology, although there are several procedures and creams that can be used to make an appendectomy scar less visible, there are no appendectomy scars that c... Read More »

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If you have scar tissue from a surgery you had 20 years ago that needs to be removed but have never been treated for can your insurance deem it as pre-existing?

AnswerI would think so, however be sure to check the definition in your policyCA Insurance Code � 10700 q) "Preexisting condition provision" means a policy provision that excludes coverage for ch... Read More »

How do I treat the continuous growth of a scar after wound is healed, and the scar keeps expanding.?

You are probably a keloid(hypertrophic scar) former. Try Allantoin(generic) A company markets this as Contractubex. If it doesn't help, a dermatologist can help you. I think they inject the scar wi... Read More »

Why would a scar be painful have scar from brown recluse bite several months ago it was lanced and healed?

I have had scars that were sensitive for a long time. As long as there is no swelling or drainage, I think it is normal to be sensitive and it could be painful for a while until the underlying tis... Read More »

Instruments and Equipment for a Laparoscopic Appendectomy?

Appendicitis, or inflammation of the appendix, can require either an open or a laparoscopic appendectomy. The laparoscopic method is a minimally invasive surgical technique that requires three or f... Read More »