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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Definition: a cut on the lip

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Burke
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Difficult to say: I have no idea of the size/depth/mechanism of the injury or how it was treated. If you have a small lac that was closed you should be able to get back ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: These cuts within the vermillion (red) of the lips will heal rather well & seldom leaves a scar. Saliva has an antibacterial effect & over ti ... Read More
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
It depends: If the lip laceration is exclusive to the inner lip, likely to heal without deformity. If lip laceration goes from inner lip to outer lip scarring is ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Repair: Debridement, irrigation of wound, meticulous approximation (repair).
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric O'Neill
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: All wounds heal by scar formation, but abnormal or thick scarring is somewhat unusual around the lip. The location on the lip and whether the wound wa ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Depends on depth: Depends on the size and depth. Usually lip is highly vascular and has good healing potential. Will definitely recommend er if there is continued bleed ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: You may want to consult your dentist or see an oral surgeon or plastic surgeon for treatment.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Laceration: if your mom is worried about it, she should have it looked at to see if she needs stitches.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
Hi to ER now.: It will be best to convince your mom to go to the ER to get her lip examined and treated.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
37 years experience Breast Surgery
To avoid pain: Could slightly slow healing.
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