Top
20
Doctor insights on: Does A Toddlers Bite On The Cheek Create A Scar

Share
1

1
I woke up with this huge cut/scratch on my cheek, i'm just wondering will it scar and how long will it take to go away?

I woke up with this huge cut/scratch on my cheek, i'm just wondering will it scar and how long will it take to go away?

Vitamin E oil: Use vitamin e oil locally daily this is anti inflammatory and help scarring process. Orally take methionine 500mg twice daily will help to build collagen. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Press
1,949 doctors shared insights

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


5

5
I have curling iron burn on my cheek--will it scar?

I have curling iron burn on my cheek--will it scar?

Depends on depth: The tendency for scarring following a burn injury depends on the depth of the scar as well as the time it takes to epithelialize and heal the wound. If it heals within 10 days and protected from the sun, it is unlikely to scar. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
How to get rid of a pimple scar on cheek?

How to get rid of a pimple scar on cheek?

Time : Oftentimes time is your best ally let it heal , if no better in 3-6 months , see a dermatologist. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
My 5 month old baby scratched her cheek realy deep now there's a scar. Will this be permanent?

My 5 month old baby scratched her cheek realy deep now there's a scar. Will this be permanent?

Scar: If it is a scar now it will remain, but hopefully will not be as visible as she ages. When she is old enough for sunscreen, use it to help keep the scar less visible. ...Read more

8

8
I got a tiny crust on my cheek from micro pigmentation when it fell I can see the crust outline will that disappear or is it a scar?

I got a tiny crust on my cheek from micro pigmentation when it fell I can see the crust outline will that disappear or is it a scar?

Scarring: You may have a minor scar once your skin heals. Using topical cocoa butter, vitamin E preparations may help to reduce the look of the scar, if used early during the healing process of the skin. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
I've read a lot of information on dermapen but am not sure if its just hype. Is it a worthwhile treatment for rolling scars on the cheek?

I've read a lot of information on dermapen but am not sure if its just hype.   Is it a worthwhile treatment for rolling scars on the cheek?

Acne scar panacea: Most topical treatments are not worth the time you spend reading about them. I use a palette approach to acne scars, and classifying them into one of 4 different types is the first step in treating them. Fillers such as silicone, punch lifting or excision, and subcision are just a few of the techniques i use. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
Any tips on depressed scars from pimples? Cheek area

Any tips on depressed scars from pimples? Cheek area

Resurfacing&fillers: Resurfacing techniques with microdermabrasion, dermabrasion or laser resurfacing and/or collagen induction therapy with mice-needling combined with fillers such as hyaluronic acid (juvederm, restylane) and or fat may be indicated. For deeper lesions surgical excision and/or grafting may be beneficial as well. ...Read more

11

11
Will there be a scar on cheek after TMJ surgery?

Will there be a scar on cheek after TMJ surgery?

Probably not: The traditional approach to TMJ surgery utilizes the same exact incision used for face lifts, so the incision and healing are very cosmetic in nature and usually don't heal with much scarring at all. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
19

19
I have a scar on my cheek due to accidental splashing of chloral hydrate few days back. How do I remove the scar?

I have a scar on my cheek due to accidental splashing of chloral hydrate few days back. How do I remove the scar?

See dermatologist. : See dermatologist, they will advice how to approach the scar with ointments. If a result is no satisfactory you will need to talk to plastic surgeon. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
I have to many small scars that are caused due to nail. I have also brownish dots on my cheek from childhood. How to get rid from these?

I have to many small scars that are caused due to nail. I have also brownish dots on my cheek from childhood. How to get rid from these?

Pigmentation: try Aveeno (oatmeal) Clear Complexion cream for a month, It may help, Avoid sun light, uses a sun screen if you live in sunny area ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
1,978 doctors shared insights

Scars (Definition)

Scar = fibrous tissue that forms ...Read more