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Does A Toddlers Bite On The Cheek Create A Scar
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will a skin flap wound on a finger pad create scar tissue? What is the likelihood that the scar won't be apparent once all is healed?
Uncomplicated: superficial tears or lacerations or abrasion do no usually leave scars ...Read more
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
Will a frenectomy change my lip shape or smile? If my lip isn’t attached to my gums the same as before, will that mean it has a different shape after? Will my upper lip be more droopy or not stretch the same when i smile? My dentist says it’s the best way
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
What is the best for a burn on finger size of a hazelnut that has turned into a blister, cover loosely with bandage or leave open? Thanks
Digit/2nddegree/burn: Best to open blister and clean area than cover lightly with a medicated dressing. Or seek in person MD evaluation. ...Read more
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?
Nothing: Tick bites, sites where the tick feeds, are only superficial ...Read more
Typically, can a small boil on the nose if treated end up leaving any kind of damage like a dent in the nose?
Nose lesion: thaat could happen so it is best to try to refrain from picking it ...Read more
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
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.
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
A flap will be made in the palate to remove tissue for my canine tooth. Vertical cuts will be 5mm and one horizontal 1 cm. cut. Is this a large area?
Can I get a scar cream to improve appearance of a ten year old above lip facial scar as shows when light hits it a certain way?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ?
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