Hidradenitis Suppurativa: CO < sub > 2 < /sub > Laser Therapy Shows No Keloid Risk Hidradenitis Suppurativa: CO < sub > 2 < /sub > Laser Therapy Shows No Keloid Risk
Some patients with hidradenitis suppurativa report being denied the treatment because of concern regarding keloids.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Daughters of a Lesser God (II) 200 Million Girls Mutilated
Female Genital Mutilation is a ‘violent act’ that, among other dramatic consequences, causes infection, disease, childbirth complications and death. Credit: Travis Lupick/IPSBy Baher KamalMADRID, Nov 5 2021 (IPS) While male circumcision is spread mainly among Muslim and other religious communities, and it is apparently accepted by some medical spheres, more than 200 million girls have already fallen prey to a dangerous, abhorrent practice, which is carried out in the name of social and religious traditions: Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Such a human rights violation is mostly carried out on young girls between infa...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Baher Kamal Tags: Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Source Type: news

How Do I Get Rid of a Keloid on My Nose Piercing?
Title: How Do I Get Rid of a Keloid on My Nose Piercing?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 11/3/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/3/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - November 3, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

What Are Potential Complications of Breast Surgery?
Discussion Common reasons for seeing a breast surgeon would include management of benign or malignant masses with or without breast reconstruction, breast augmentation, and other reasons can be infection or trauma that need surgical treatment. The breast is formed starting around the 6th week of gestation by breast buds along the mammary line. Breasts then develop from the downgrowth of epithelia into the mesenchymal tissue, which continues to grow. Around 8-9 months a pit forms as entry into the lactiferous ducts. “Nipple inversion is caused either by failure of the lactiferous ducts to develop and grow during matur...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 14, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Should people use tea tree oil on piercings?
Tea tree oil is a natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory substance. Some sources suggest that it can help with piercings and keloid scars. Learn more about tea tree oil for piercings here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Risk-free mouth-swab DNA test reveals if surgery patients are at risk of scarring badly
French medical company BILHI Genetics has become the first to develop a first-of-its-kind test that, it says, is able to identify genes linked to a risk of keloid scars. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Role of High-Mobility Group Box 1 Protein in Keloid Therapy Role of High-Mobility Group Box 1 Protein in Keloid Therapy
A new study examines the therapeutic potential of high-mobility group box 1 protein in the treatment of keloids.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

A New, Scarless Adam ’s Apple Surgery Could Be a Breakthrough for Transgender Patients
An Israeli medical center says it has pioneered a new procedure to remove or reduce the size of the Adam’s apple without leaving a scar, a significant development for transgender patients considering such surgery. Dr. Avi Khafif Hefetz, a specialist in head and neck surgery and oncology at the A.R.M. Center of Tel Aviv’s Assuta Medical Center, led procedures to reduce the thyroid cartilage surrounding the larynx, commonly known as the Adam’s apple, of two transgender women in May. Two more had the procedure done early June. All were successful. The conventional method of accessing the thyroid area is know...
Source: TIME: Health - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Suyin Haynes Tags: Uncategorized health LGBT Medical Procedures Source Type: news

Do Keloids Convey a Higher Cancer Risk?
(MedPage Today) -- Taiwanese researchers show association between raised scars and cancers (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 4, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Sensus Healthcare Appoints Dr. Ziv Karni as Chief Scientific Officer
Medical Laser Pioneer and Veteran Entrepreneur Brings Over 30 Years of Experience to Company BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 28, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Sensus Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRTS), a medical device company specializing in h... Devices, Oncology, Dermatology, Personnel Sensus Healthcare, superficial radiation therapy, skin cancer, Keloids (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 28, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Teenager has her 'ELF EARS' sliced off after her piercings triggered an overgrowth of scar tissue 
Taylore, from Memphis, visited Dr Pimple Popper in the latest episode of the TLC show. Her skin is prone to keloids, which occur when trauma leads to overgrowth of scar tissue. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Keloids linked to early onset and late stage breast cancer
(Henry Ford Health System) Findings from a new study conducted by researchers at Henry Ford Health System suggest a link between keloids and increased risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer, particularly among African Americans. Keloids are benign fibroproliferative tumors, which can result in excessive growths of scar-like tissue on the skin. Keloids have been reported to affect some 11 million people worldwide. Despite this prevalence, the exact cause of keloid formation is unknown. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 24, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Henry Ford physician receives NIH grant for first-of-its-kind keloid study
(Henry Ford Health System) Lamont R. Jones, M.D., MBA, vice chair for the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Henry Ford Health System, received a five-year, $895,814 grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund research regarding the potential contribution of exosomes in keloid development. Currently, there are no published studies on keloid exosomes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sensus Healthcare wins FDA nod for next-gen SRT-100+ radiation therapy system
Superficial radiation therapy device developer Sensus Healthcare (NSDQ:SRTSU) said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its SRT-100+ next-gen superficial radiation therapy system. The newly cleared device includes all the features of the Boca Raton, Fla.-based company’s SRT-100 as well as an expanded energy range, remote diagnostics and operation tracking, a new X-ray tube for extended functionality and an advacned console and system mobility. “We have integrated both clinical and patient feedback to bring to life exciting new elements with the SRT-100+—from live lesion and patient cameras for monitoring d...
Source: Mass Device - August 2, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Oncology Regulatory/Compliance Sensus Healthcare LLC Source Type: news

Woman, 29, has lumps sliced off her ears by Dr Pimple Popper after piercings left her disfigured
Amber, 29, from Los Angeles, developed keloid scars on both her earlobes after having piercings which healed badly. Dr Sandra Lee, aka Dr Pimple Popper, cut off the growths in her new show. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news