Wound Fibrosis

Wound fibrosis or fibrotic scaring is a pathological wound healing characterized by scarring and hardening of tissues and organs. It is a process that occurs when wound healing has gone wrong. In wound fibrosis, connective tissue replaces normal parenchymal tissue to such an extent that it is left unchecked, leading to tissue remodeling and permanent scar tissue formation. Repeated trauma, chronic inflammation, and repair are susceptible to wound fibrosis. Fibrosis occurs in many tissues in the body due to inflammation or damage, including the lungs, liver, kidney, brain, and heart.

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How long does it take for tissues to grow into the mesh after hernia surgery?

Query: Hi doctor, My questions are related to da Vinci bilateral hernia repair with mesh. How long does it take for the tissues to grow into the mesh ultimately? What is the time window for the rejection of the mesh after the surgery? What is the time window for developing an infection after the surgery...  Read Full »

Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hernia surgery can be done with two approaches, open surgery or minimal access surgery. The minimal access approach includes either conventional laparoscopic surgery or robotic surgery. Healing allows fibrosis to occur in the surgery area, and the extent of fibrosi...  Read Full »

Why did the cut on my penis form a hard white thing?

Query: Hi doctor, About three years ago, after a stint of frequent masturbation, I got a cut on the penis due to lack of lubricant. The cut healed as some hard white thing. I tried cutting it away with a scalpel, but it just grows right back. Four months ago, I went to a urologist, and he said it was proba...  Read Full »

Dr. Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After the wart was destroyed, this is fibrosis developing (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is not going to affect you in sexual experience or prowess. If the¬†appearance is an issue, then wait for six months at least for the fibrosis to mature and take...  Read Full »

Is there any non-surgical method in practice for releasing fibrotic contracture?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a big scar in my right thigh that has led to a contracture with little flexure on my knew joint for over ten years. I have recently underwent a corrective Z-plasty release but with only little gains in flexure, the Doctor said the contracture had develop a fibrosis that needs t...  Read Full »

Dr. Pavan N Murdeshwar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From what I can see in the pictures is that you have got a massive tissue loss over your thigh and that too over such a long period that it has gone for severe contracture. Only the Z-plasty will definitely not give you enough results. As your doctor has suggested you ...  Read Full »

Tip of my foreskin is pinkish white in color. Please suggest a cream.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29 year old unmarried male. I have phimosis from the age of 13. After constant stretching for three months, it cured. Now, I can easily pull back my foreskin in both flaccid and erect condition, but my tip of the foreskin is pinkish white in color. If I pull back my foreskin, that ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the images sent by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The thing you are talking about is actually fibrosis ring, which was causing your phimosis. It is like scar tissue. It will not cause any problem as skin is getting retracted comple...  Read Full »

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