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Dr. Scott Schulze, MD

Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Scott Schulze is a hand surgeon practicing in Lewes, DE. Dr. Schulze specializes in caring for hand, wrist and forearm problems without the option of surgery unless necessary. Many hand surgeons are also experts in diagnosing and caring for shoulder and elbow problems and tend to suggest non-surgical treatments such as hand therapy or physical therapy.
22 years Experience
Dr. Scott Schulze, MD
  • Lewes, DE
  • Ross University School of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Irritating scar tissue, what can I do?

It really depends on how far out from your procedure you are. Itching is actually a good prognostic sign that healing is occurring. Sensitivity can be managed with scar massage READ MORE
It really depends on how far out from your procedure you are. Itching is actually a good prognostic sign that healing is occurring. Sensitivity can be managed with scar massage and time. If sensitivity is severe, neuritization of the scar (nerves inner aging the form scar tissue) may have occurred and may need to be excised and revised.

Depuytren's contacture question

Although there is an institution in DE that is currently accruing data on this subject, the only published data is from a single institution in Germany. It has only been shown READ MORE
Although there is an institution in DE that is currently accruing data on this subject, the only published data is from a single institution in Germany. It has only been shown to affect very early Dupuytren's and I feel that the risks outweigh the benefits when there are injection and surgical procedures available.

Hand pain after carpal tunnel surgery

The question is difficult to answer based on the information given. It depends on whether pain was present preOperatively and whether numbness and tingling was present. Also, if READ MORE
The question is difficult to answer based on the information given. It depends on whether pain was present preOperatively and whether numbness and tingling was present. Also, if n/t was present, did it resolve? An examination and possibly repeat nerve conduction studies may be necessary to determine the answer, but the answer isn't automatically, you have to live with it.