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A child of 2 was bitten by another child on the lips and almost cut off the the down part of the lip. can the lip get back to the original shape .?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Human bite: The best doctor to evaluate the situation is a plastic surgeon. However, if the vermillion border was not torn, there is a good chance of good healing. If the vermillion border was torn, please bring her to the plastic surgeon.

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