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What sort of disorder is a facial injury or disorder?

What sort of disorder is a facial injury or disorder?

Facial injury/disord: A variety of facial disorders can exist and range from congenital to acquired (vascular, infectious, autoimmune, metabolic, inflammatory, neoplastic, degenerative, environmental, idiopathic). Treatment is based on determining the etiology. ...Read more

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Dr. Ravi Chand
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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My septum was deviated due to minor facial injury. How long do I have to wait following injury to get it fixed?

My septum was deviated due to minor facial injury. How long do I have to wait following injury to get it fixed?

Weeks, months, years: A deviated septum is usually repaired after the swelling has gone away. Then it depends on you and the surgeon who is going to fix it. It is an elective surgery and so can be scheduled to be done when it is convenient. Check on the length of the recovery period, and the limitations placed on your activity afterwards until recovered. Then you can plan your activities knowing what to expect. ...Read more

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I've had a severe facial injury Can the nerves on the right side of the face around the cheek area repair themselves?

I've had a severe facial injury   Can the nerves on the right side of the face around the cheek area repair themselves?

Yes, but: nerves can only heal if there are no interferring toxins, pathogens, or allergens present. Such blockers will interfere with normal healing . A healthy facial nerve may heal if not traumatized. ...Read more

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I got head & face injuries from a assault, it has been just over a week now and today i noticed that one side of my face is lazy & a little paralyzed.

I got head & face injuries from a assault, it has been just over a week now and today i noticed that one side of my face is lazy & a little paralyzed.

See doctor: You should see a physician immediately. This could be caused by either a fracture, nerve damage or swelling from the trauma. Immediate treatment is essential to give nerve best chances of return. ...Read more

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Why would a facial injury stay red for months? Sensitive skin? Scar?

Why would a facial injury stay red for months? Sensitive skin? Scar?

Neovascularization: Whenever we get injured, the body form new blood vessles in the area of injury to help speed the healing. The response varies from person to person, and in thinner and less pigmented skin the process is more noticeable. It can resolve in a few weeks, months and sometimes years. If you feel you are not healing correctly, consider an in person consultation. ...Read more

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After fall and facial injury with mild concussion, now ringing in ears is there a connection?

After fall  and facial injury with mild concussion, now ringing in ears is there a connection?

Possible connection: Injuries such as yours can affect hearing and balance. If the ringing lasts, see an ear specialist. ...Read more

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Can benzoyl peroxide be used to shed facial injury scars? Help please?

Can benzoyl peroxide be used to shed facial injury scars? Help please?

Not for this purpose: Benzoyl peroxide is used to reduce acne, and has no indication for treatment of scars. Other products such as Mederma are indicated for such use. Facial scars can be minimized with procedures performed by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon, including laser therapy and chemical peels. ...Read more

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How long is the process of sorting high prolactin from a scan ?

How long is the process of sorting high prolactin from a scan ?

MRI Pituitary Gland: I am not certain I fully understand your question. High prolactin levels in the blood are frequently due to functioning Microadenoma of the Pituitary Gland. MRI of the Pituitary demonstrates these lesions. Study takes under 30 minutes. Requires administration of Gadolinium. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Alexander
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Facial Injuries And Disorders (Definition)

Facial injuries and disorders are conditions in which a person has problems of the facial ...Read more