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Doctor insights on: Does A Toddlers Bite On The Cheek Create A Scar

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Does rubbing a coin on a hickey or love bite help speed up its removal?

Does rubbing a coin on a hickey or love bite help speed up its removal?

Likely make it worse: A far eastern ritual called coin rubbing is occasionally used by "healers".They rub coins between the ribs as treatment for lung infections.The process produced hickey like petechial hemorrhages under the skin where rubbing is done.I don't know where you would have heard this might help but I would never recommend it. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


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How to bring down swelling, on a toddler eye lid from a masquito bite also on the ear tooo?

How to bring down swelling, on a toddler eye lid from a masquito bite also on the ear tooo?

It will pass: I find a dose of diphenhydramine (benadryl) can sometimes help if there is some associated itching. Most toddlers won't let you do much. If you just monitor the area for signs of infection (unusual) it will pass in the next day or two.You'll get a few concerned looks from strangers but that is the worst of it. ...Read more

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Had a micro pigmentation beauty mark put in my cheek it left a little scab. The scab fell off and I can see the outline of the scab will that disapp?

Had a micro pigmentation beauty mark put in my cheek it left a little scab. The scab fell off and I can see the outline of the scab will that disapp?

Face tattoo: Why do you have weakness and breathing difficulty? why are you on Isotretinoin? Why would you have an elective invasive procedure such as facial tattoo while on Isotretinoin? were you not advised by your prescribing doctor against such procedures? Your healing is not predictable while on Isotretinoin. Follow up with your dermatologist to avoid permanent scarring. ...Read more

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What does the spot after a tick bite look like?

What does the spot after a tick bite look like?

Erythema Migrans: The rash may not be noticed at first, but will usually starts as a small spot that expands as a reddish-pink ring that can get quite large. This is associated with lyme disease, and if you think you may have this rash, even if you don't remember a tick bite, see your physician immediately. ...Read more

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Will a bite mark to the face leave a scar?

Will a bite mark to the face leave a scar?

It depends: Bite marks typically don't leave a scar unless the teeth actually penetrate or 'break' the skin. Even if the skin is penetrated it may not leave much of a scar. Keep the area clean, antibiotic ointment if scabs are present and see a doctor if any redness or increasing pain occurs as this could be sign of infection. Once the area heals protect it from the sun, moisturizer and massage the area daily. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a 2 year old child to cause bruising to their own face. finger sized in a circle shape matching on both cheeks from biting h on the?

Is it possible for a 2 year old child to cause bruising to their own face. finger sized in a circle shape matching on both cheeks from biting h on the?

Biting what??: It is quite common to get circular bruising marks from suction with a object like a bottle top or cup, etc. but it would be difficult for a 2 year old to cause bruising on their face by biting them selves. Bites by other children are common at this age, and usually will show the individual teeth marks. ...Read more

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What does a bite on the breast look like?

That completely: Depends on what type of bite you are referring to. ...Read more

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If i drain the pus out of a blister beetle bite and it gets on another part of ny skin will it create another blister?

If i drain the pus out of a blister beetle bite and it gets on another part of ny skin will it create another blister?

Possibly: Yes this is a possibility. You should however not be touching these injuries. See your doctor also what are you doing around all these beetles? B ...Read more

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What does a tick bite deep inside the skin look like?

Nothing: Tick bites, sites where the tick feeds, are only superficial ...Read more

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Got a scar under my nose which makes me look like clef palate if light hits it right,is there any lotion to reduce its appearance?

Got a scar under my nose which makes me look like clef palate if light hits it right,is there any lotion to reduce its appearance?

Consult with: a cosmetic surgeon or dermatologist, who might be able to prescribe for you a topical agent that can improve its appearance. If it is an established scar, the only definitive solution might be excision and remedial surgery. ...Read more

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A small triangular patch of skin on my cheek that feels like a very minor abrasion. Difficult to see visually and hasn't changed shape for a year.

A small triangular patch of skin on my cheek that feels like a very minor abrasion. Difficult to see visually and hasn't changed shape for a year.

Get skin check: Skin lesions and or irregularities, especially on sun exposed areas, should be evaluated to be safe. A dermatologist is a skin specialist who would be best to examine you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does removal of a rather raised mole on the face leave a large scar?

Does removal of a rather raised mole on the face leave a large scar?

Scar: It is important to remember that any surgical procedure will leave a scar. While a surgeon will try to make the scar as imperceptible as possible, many factors determine how a scar will heal. It is vital to keep all scars out of the sun or keep a high sunscreen on the scar for the first year after surgery. Massage and silicone-based scar treatments have also been shown to help. ...Read more

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How does a dentist fix an indent in roof of mouth?

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How does a dentist fix an indent in roof of mouth?

Ruggae or tori?: In the roof of the mouth toward the anterior there is sometimes a series of ridge formed by the mucosal folds, these are called ruggae. Ruggae is normal anatomical structure and no treatment is necessary. In the roof of the palate sometimes there is bony tubercle forming. The bony structure is termed palatal tori. The tori can be large and thus forming an indentation at the border. ...Read more

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Hard, painless bony bump on top of mouth. A little to the right of midline. Same color as palate. I'm scared and can't see a dentist for week. ?

Hard, painless bony bump on top of mouth. A little to the right of midline. Same color as palate. I'm scared and can't see a dentist for week. ?

Palatial torus: This very well could be a palatal torus. A very common bony development found in the roof of the mouth. However, any bump is worth a look by your dentist. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Scars (Definition)

Scar = fibrous tissue that forms ...Read more