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how to heal damaged dermis

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Depends: Depends on the size of the injury, the depth, the age, person, the medical problems, and the environment.
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Yes: Depends on the type and cause of damage.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not like other skin: The dermal layer of skin is not consistently dying and being replaced like other skin layers.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Skin: The dermis is the outermost layer of skin & the dermis sits below it. They differ in soooo many ways. I couldn't possibly do this justice in 400 c ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Harris
37 years experience Plastic Surgery
What do you mean?: The epidermis is so thin (think "roof" of a blister) that nearly all wounds reach the dermis. The dermis is the thick, sturdy portion of the skin (thi ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Skin: Dermis is the technical term for the outside skin of the body. It is used in a combined form for a number of skin related conditions such as dermatit ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: The dermis is significantly thicker than the epidermis.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. R Condon Hughes
41 years experience Dermatopathology
Dermal papillae: Are projections of the connective tissue of the skin into and around the top layers of the skin, the epidermis. Try to picture an egg carton - the der ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Blood vessels: supply nutrients and oxygen to the dermis.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Skin: They make up layers of the skin.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No: Epidermis is the outermost layer of skin and dermis is just below it.

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