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How Long Does A Scrape Take To Heal On Face
I have a rash that looks like scabies but is not. Skin scraping came back clear. All over my body but not on my face. Any suggestions?
I've been hearin clicking in my head. And when I turn my head a certain direction I hear scraping in my left ear. No pain. Just noises. And I'm scared?
Clicking: Have someone look in your eat for wax or bug but more likely wax. ...Read more
Are skin scrapings around the face and hair line scalp just as helpful as biopsy of skin in diagnosis of dermatology types DLE SLE etc?
No: Skin scrapings are not a substitute for biopsy. However, a biopsy may not be needed, depending on other findings, clinical history and blood test results. ...Read more
Good question...: Depending on the area of the cut (such as the nose), there are fewer blood vessels present to deliver healing elements (such as fibroblasts) to the area. ...Read more
Rapid Healing: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation (red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more
Well I scratched my face for a while and this mark appeared it was first red but I was wondering wat to do and how long It will take to heal please and thank you?
Scratch face: Hello ~ if the skin was not broken it will go away in a week or 2. If the skin was broken, it will scar only if it gets infected. You might want to apply bactroban (mupirocin) cream and wait to heal. If infected may take 4 – 6 weeks. If not infected about 3 -4 weeks. If skin not broken a week or 2.thanks ...Read more
Scar resolution: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow and bringing healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. As healing occurs, new tissues fill in that are different from normal and less elastic. This is a scar. Over time, it will fade in color but always be there. ...Read more
Depends on severity: I assume you were burned with a hot car cigarette lighter. If it blistered or turned black it is serious and could take a long time, maybe even need a graft if mild and red just a few weeks. Some will depend on your own bodys healing ability. It will also heal faster if you quit smoking. ...Read more
Sir, I applied undiluted savolon on my face... My skin got irritated what should I do? And how long it will take to heal?
Savolon: Savalon has a drying effect and can irritate your face. Stop savalon and use a moisturizer for your face like virgin coconut oil. It should take 7/10 days to get better. ...Read more
I dropped a curling iron on my face (this is day 4). What should I put on it and how do I clean it? How long will it take to heal?
It depends on if you have any blistering. If it is just red it will heal quicker, probably in about 2 weeks. If there is blistering it will take longer and you may get scab formation.
I recommend gently cleaning the burn with cleanser like Cetaphil, you can find it at most drugstores, and then applying Neosporin ointment. Try to stay out of the sun and wear sunscreen if you can't avoid it. ...Read more
I scraped my face the scraped healed but there's a red mark its slowly fading but how long will it take for it to fully heal im guessing that's thinskin?
Can take a while:
After an abrasion(scrape) the healing process is much like a burn. The new skin is often darker than the surrounding undamaged skin. You can hasten the healing by moisturizing it daily with vitamin e and or aloe
rub the product daily into the area Or leave it alone and it should heal without scarring in 1-2 months ...Read more
My toddler got scratched on the face 3 weeks ago by a cat, there deep cuts how long do the scars take to heal? They are still pink and I'm worrying
See Dr.: Should see physician. Sometimes significant infections can occur from cat scratches and need antibiotic treatment. Cat-scratch can present as tender, swollen lymph nodes near the site of bite or scratch or on the neck, and usually limited to one side. Condition referred to as regional lymphadenopathy and occurs13 week after inoculation. Common usually benign infectious disease by Bartonella bacteria ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It varies: To answer this you need to be more specific as to what kind of surgery you are asking about. In general, facial healing is fairly quick. Most bruising will be gone within 7-14 days. Most swelling goes away in a few weeks but will continue to improve for up to a year. Smoking and other health problems can delay healing. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I scrubbed my face too hard and skin came off, how long will it take to heal and what should I do for faster healing? Will it scar?
TLC: Take it easy on the tissue now that it is irritated. Use only mild soap for washing and you may want to apply light coating of a snd d ointment a couple of times a day. Scarring not likely. Keep clean and protected and keep from getting dry. Do not use vaseline. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I used a cream to lighten the dark spots on my face and accidentally fell asleep with it still on. How long might it take to heal?
Can't say: You didn't tell us what the cream was or what the untoward reaction was. ...Read more
I got punched in the face over and over again. Is there any other way other than Ice to reduce soreness or swelling? And how long will it take to heal
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