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A 32-year-old member asked:

Lip injury not healed after 9 years. do i need to see a plastic surgeon?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Yes after evalu8: It is very unusual that a wound would not heal by itself. This warrants further evaluation to determine if this is due to persistent foreign bodies or other underlying medical conditions.
Dr. Minas Constantinides
Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
Lip Healing: Lips can take a long time to heal, but 9 years? You should probably see a dermatologist to try to figure out why you are not healing.
Last updated Sep 19, 2013

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