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How long deep paper cut heal?

How long deep paper cut heal?

Depends on lacation: It depends on location but usually all these will heal within 5 to 7 days if there is no infection or any other complication. ...Read more

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Wounds (Definition)

Wound = injury to tissue. May include ...Read more


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How long does deep finger cut healing take?

Maximize 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

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How long before my wound heals?

How long before my wound heals?

Depends: Depends where the wound is, how it was inflicted, how "clean" it is, and how it was managed or taken care of after the injury. ...Read more

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How long would a puncture wound take to heal completely?

How long would a puncture wound take to heal completely?

Depends: On the severity of the wound. With the right wound care soap water antibiotic ointment covered with a dressing, the wound shld heel within days to weeks. If things aren't progressing well or there is increased pain erythema etc, see your doctor. Check your tetanus status. ...Read more

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How long will eyebrow cuts take to heal?

How long will eyebrow cuts take to heal?

A two to three weeks: Depending on the length and depth of the cut and how it was repaired, it will take 2-3 weeks to heal completely. ...Read more

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How long will it take surgical wounds to heal?

How long will it take surgical wounds to heal?

Depends: Most wound healing is determined by a whole bunch of factors. Typically, they type of surgery, how big the incisions are, if ere was infection at all, other. Heinie diseases like diabetes and your age (along with several other factors) determine the average length of time. Expect at least two weeks for basic healing and six to eight for more complete wound healing. ...Read more

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How long will my circumcision wound take to heal?

How long will my circumcision wound take to heal?

Circumcision: Circumcisions commonly take a month to heal. You should see your surgeon after any operation to determine if healing has occurred. ...Read more

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How to heal a cut faster?

How to heal a cut faster?

Rest, don't pick.: How long a cut takes to heal depends on where it is on your body, and how deep it is. If it is in an area of movement, like over a joint or is widened when you use the muscles under it, then movement will keep it from coming together. Clean it with mild half strength soap, and cover with Bacitracin twice a day. Don't pick. Avoid moving the affected part ( a splint may be required). ...Read more

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How long should scars from stitches stay?

How long should scars from stitches stay?

Scars are permanent: Are you talking about the marks left in the skin where the sutures were placed? If so it depends on how long the stitches were left in place. The earlier they can safely be removed the more likely they are to fade away. The scar from the cut and stitch marks from sutures may be permanent but you can help improve appearance by avoiding sun, massaging scar and using topical silicone. ...Read more

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How long will it take for a gunshot wound to heal?

How long will it take for a gunshot wound to heal?

Depends on…: Size & depth of wound, amount of internal damage, location of wound, whether blood supply to area was compromised, individual healing patterns, presence of comorbid conditions like diabetes, infection. Surgeon that treated wound should be best source for healing time estimate. ...Read more

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How long does a wound takes to heal! after cutting a boil open?

How long does a wound takes to heal! after cutting a boil open?

Depends on many: Factors: size of wound; depth of wound; location of wound; pt's overall state of health (diabetics often take longer to heal). If lanced boil, size of abscess, how long it takes to drain, whether antibiotics r used, quality of wound care. ...Read more

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How long does frostbite take to heal completely?

How long does frostbite take to heal completely?

Can take a long time: Frostbite injuries can heal very slowly. Often the final amount of tissue lost is less that one would predict initially. The general rule is: "injured in january, operated on in july.". ...Read more

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How long for wounds to heal after nose job?

How long for wounds to heal after nose job?

6 weeks: This is not the final answer. The skin reaches about 60% of its strength in 6 to 8 weeks, it takes a year to be fully healed . The bones are stable in 6 weeks but the cartilage and the swelling may take months to resolve. The extent of the surgery also determines how long the healing process will take. ...Read more

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How long does the wound heal from inside after appendectomy?

How long does the wound heal from inside after appendectomy?

Wound healing : Wound healing is a process occurring over a period of 8 months to a year. For optimal healing (strength of at least 75% of original wound) it takes up to 8 months. For normal healing and normal activities- 6 weeks is safest. If you had a ruptured appendix requiring the wound to be left open- it may take 6-8 weeks to granulate. Your surgeon may also elect to secondarily close after 2 weeks. ...Read more

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How long would it take for puncture wounds to heal?

How long would it take for puncture wounds to heal?

Depth: Depends on the depth and presence of infection.Important to check tetanus status. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a stab wound to heal?

How long does it take for a stab wound to heal?

Depends: Location of wound? Depth of penetration? Structures stabbed? Infection present? Too many variables... ...Read more

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How do I heal a open wound?

Superfast healing: The trick is to avoid things that slow down healing. Keep the wound covered and away from open air, avoid toxic substances like peroxide, alcohol, and betadine. Avoid anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin and advil (ibuprofen) as inflammation is important in healing. Protect the wound from stress and trauma. Dressing changes every other to every third day to allow your will and to do its thing. ...Read more

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For how long does a serrated knife wound take to heal?

A serrated: Knife wound to the heart is a different matter that the same wound to the fingertip so your question is a little vague. ...Read more