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heal broken skin fast

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Cover it.: Skin heals faster in a warm, moist environment because the skin cells can migrate faster. So wash the affected skin gently every day with a mild soap ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Cause & location: It depends what caused it and where it is located.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Many people say that using cocoa butter lotion helps.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristen Stuppy
25 years experience Pediatrics
Cover!: Studies show the best healing time is when the cut is kept moist. Use an antibiotic ointment and cover with a bandage. Change this twice/day with gent ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erine Kupetsky
16 years experience Family Medicine
Clindamycin : Topical Clindamycin is helpful for treating a pimple. The skin should heal on its own. If your pimple isn't healing, see your doc bc non healing papul ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Keeping it clean and dry are 2 imprtant things you can do.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Usually a few days.: Unless chronically irritated, chewed, or reinjured, small lip cuts heal within a few days. Keep a small dab of Bacitracin on it to keep it moist and p ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Levens
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
The same: Anytime the skin is penetrated or opened a wound is created. This can vary from a puncture wound to a large deep opening. "broken skin" can occur fro ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Risk of infection.: Broken or damaged skin means the natural barrier against infection is lost. When this is a small area or cut, it can still become infected, but if lar ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Deodorant use: Each time you use a roll-on deodorant, bacteria are swiped into the cake. So using it on freshly-shaved skin might cause infection.

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