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Face and Jaw Surgery

Scar tissue on gums

04/20/2007

Question:

CAN SCAR TISSUE BE REMOVED FROM UPPER GUM AREA. PAIN AND BURNING EVERY DAY FOR MONTHS. PLEASE HELP

Answer:

The information you have provided is insufficient to answer your question. I need to know:

In general, scar tissue can be excised based upon the location and extent of scar. In some regions it may need to be reconstructed and/or grafted further. 

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Response by:

Likith V Reddy, MD, DDS, FACS Likith V Reddy, MD, DDS, FACS
Formerly:
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati