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How long does it take for cuts on the face to heal?

How long does it take for cuts on the face to heal?

It depends: If the skin edges are approximated (e.g. Sutures) it takes about a week. If left open to heal, can take longer depending on how wide the cut is. Once initial wound has covered in skin, takes about 6 months for the scars to mature. ...Read more

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How can I treat a cut on my face?

How can I treat a cut on my face?

Clean the: wound with non perfumed soap and water, (No peroxide or betadine). re-approximate the edges as best you can, keep it moist but not wet with a topical antibiotic ointment and covered. See your doctor for any complications. ...Read more

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Why do cuts on the face take longer to heal than anywhere else on the body?

Why do cuts on the face take longer to heal than anywhere else on the body?

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

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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

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 occurs1–3 week after inoculation.Common usually benign infectious disease by Bartonella bacteria ...Read more

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How long should it take for a cut on my face to heal?

5-10 days: An otherwise uncomplicated cut on the skin will usually heal within 5-10 days. If there is a complicating infection, foreign body or a wide gash, healing will be delayed. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an acne scab on the face to heal?, It's approximately the size of a five cent piece, maybe smaller.

How long does it take for an acne scab on the face to heal?, It's approximately the size of a five cent piece, maybe smaller.

IF,,,: you keep it clean, moist, covered and un-traumatized it should heal quickly (4-7 days). If you don't then it may not. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal from cosmetic surgery on the face?

How long does it take to heal from cosmetic surgery on the face?

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 more

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I am over weight and my legs are rubbing ,i had this problem since i was 14 i'm 30 now . is it normal to get cuts down there i have been getting them since 14and how long does it take to heal.

I am over weight and my legs are rubbing ,i had this problem since i was 14 i'm 30 now . is it normal to get cuts down there  i have been getting them since 14and how long does it take to heal.

Common problem: Your being overweight is more than likely the cause of your problem. Consult with your family physician to prevent recurrent infection and a program to help you lose weight. Nothing will change unless you lose weight. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a first degree face burn from waxing, to heal? Will it keep scars?

Depends: If it is truly first degree and does not become secondarily infected, everything should heal fine. One should be careful of subsequent sun exposure to avoid hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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