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

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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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 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 for an open wound to heal on face?

How long does it take for an open wound to heal on face?

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

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

1-2 weeks.: First-degree burns -- superficial ones that are red, but not blistered -- generally heal within a couple of weeks, without scars. You can apply a mild otc Hydrocortisone cream sparingly twice a day to speed the process along a bit, if you wish. "burn creams" like silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) are unnecessary. ...Read more

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What makes a 10 year old sebaceous cyst form a head and pop and how long does it take to heal? How should I care for it during the healing process?

What makes a 10 year old sebaceous cyst form a head and pop and how long does it take to heal? How should I care for it during the healing process?

It will regrow: Seabum is constantly produced from glands at the hair follicle when the outlet is clogged the sebum builds. It may or may not rupture but when it does you should see a doctor. Till then warm soaks keep it clean put on a bandage. If it heals you can be sure it will grow again because the sac that surrounds it is still there as is the cause. Real treatment removes the cyst and the sac ...Read more

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I have a bloodshot eye from being punched on the face. How long does it take for it to heal?

I have a bloodshot eye from being punched on the face. How long does it take for it to heal?

Few days to few week: It depends on how much hemorrhage is there, it will get absorped slowly in few days or few weeks by itself. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a radial head fracture to heal after surgery? Had surgery on January & still get pains

How long does it take for a radial head fracture to heal after surgery? Had surgery on January & still get pains

Bone healed: Certainly by now the bone should be completely healed. You should see your surgeon to make sure and ask if Physical Therapy might be needed to rehab the arm. ...Read more

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I have acne scars and I don't get a lot of acne on my face any more. I wanted to know if demapen is a safe treatment? And how long does it take to heal

I have acne scars and I don't get a lot of acne on my face any more. I wanted to know if demapen is a safe treatment? And how long does it take to heal

Acne scars: Dermapen is a microneedling technology with a depth of penetration down to 2.5 mm designed for deep skin collagen stimulation. It is a safe for acne scar treatment. Make certain you have treatment done at a cosmetic physician's office and not just a salon as the deep needling if not performed properly can cause irregular scarring. ...Read more

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How long does it take a chemical burn on the lips from teeth whitening to heal? It keeps flaring after more than a month and spreading on my face

How long does it take a chemical burn on the lips from teeth whitening to heal? It keeps flaring after more than a month and spreading on my face

See your physician: Burns from teeth whitening are usually gone within 2-3 days. If this is spreading it's not a result of the peroxide and you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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How long for a cut on face to heal?

How long for a cut on face to heal?

Natural Process: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Keep it covered with an occlusive dressing changed every other day and avoid further trauma. It will heal very quickly. ...Read more

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How long do scabs take to heal on the face?

Short time: If you have sores on your face that do not
seem to heal quickly, you need to see your
primary care. May be something else. ...Read more

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Well I scratched my face for a while and this mark appeared it was first red but I was wondering wat to do and how long It will take to heal please and thank you?

Well I scratched my face for a while and this mark appeared it was first red but I was wondering wat to do and how long It will take to heal please and thank you?

Scratch face: Hello ~ if the skin was not broken it will go away in a week or 2. If the skin was broken, it will scar only if it gets infected. You might want to apply bactroban (mupirocin) cream and wait to heal. If infected may take 4- 6 weeks. If not infected about 3 -4 weeks. If skin not broken a week or 2. thanks ...Read more

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For how long do sugical face scars take to heal?

For how long do sugical face scars take to heal?

Scar resolution: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow and bringing healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. As healing occurs, new tissues fill in that are different than normal and less elastic. This is a scar. Over time it will fade in color but always be there. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take for a smiley face burn to heal?

Depends on severity: I assume you were burned with a hot car cigarette lighter. If it blistered or turned black it is serious and could take a long time, maybe even need a graft if mild and red just a few weeks. Some will depend on your own bodys healing ability. It will also heal faster if you quit smoking. ...Read more

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Sir, I applied undiluted savolon on my face...My skin got irritated what should I do? And how long it will take to heal?

Sir, I applied undiluted savolon on my face...My skin got irritated what should I do? And how long it will take to heal?

Savolon: Savalon has a drying effect and can irritate your face. Stop savalon and use a moisturizer for your face like virgin coconut oil. It should take 7/10 days to get better. ...Read more

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I dropped a curling iron on my face (this is day 4). What should I put on it and how do I clean it? How long will it take to heal?

It depends: Hi,
It depends on if you have any blistering. If it is just red it will heal quicker, probably in about 2 weeks. If there is blistering it will take longer and you may get scab formation.
I recommend gently cleaning the burn with cleanser like Cetaphil, you can find it at most drugstores, and then applying Neosporin ointment. Try to stay out of the sun and wear sunscreen if you can't avoid it. ...Read more

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I scraped my face the scraped healed but there's a red mark its slowly fading but how long will it take for it to fully heal im guessing that's thinskin?

I scraped my face the scraped healed but there's a red mark its slowly fading but how long will it take for it to fully heal im guessing that's thinskin?

Can take a while: After an abrasion (scrape) the healing process is much like a burn. The new skin is often darker than the surrounding undamaged skin. You can hasten the healing by moisturizing it daily with vitamin e and or aloe
rub the product daily into the area Or leave it alone and it should heal without scarring in 1-2 months ...Read more

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How long does it usually take a radial head injury to heal?

How long does it usually take a radial head injury to heal?

Depends: If you don't need surgery then it is probably not a significant fracture and often we will let you use a sling and slowly resume activities as tolerated over several weeks. You really need an x-ray to determine best how to rehab this though. ...Read more

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I scrubbed my face too hard and skin came off, how long will it take to heal and what should I do for faster healing? Will it scar?

I scrubbed my face too hard and skin came off, how long will it take to heal and what should I do for faster healing? Will it scar?

TLC: Take it easy on the tissue now that it is irritated. Use only mild soap for washing and you may want to apply light coating of a snd d ointment a couple of times a day. Scarring not likely. Keep clean and protected and keep from getting dry. Do not use vaseline. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hello. I just received the Profound RF treatment on my lower face and neck. I am quite swollen now. How long will it take to heal?

About a week: To ten days for most patients and if no complications

Hope this helps

If your discomfort is INCREASING rather than DECREASING daily contact the Health Care Professional who administered the treatment!

Hope this is helpful!
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I had head injury two days ago and doctors suggest me to take eptoin 100 mg thrice a day while my cut scan normal. How long I need it.

I had head injury two days ago and doctors suggest me to take eptoin 100 mg thrice a day while my cut scan normal. How long I need it.

Talk to your doctor: You probably mean "phenytoin" 100 mgs 3 times a day. This drug, which protects from having seizures after trauma or hemorrhage is commonly used for a few weeks until the patient is either "cleared" from having a serious injury or treated.
The clearance process includes normal neurological evaluation, and normal MRI scans. You should discuss that with your doctor. ...Read more

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I got punched in the face over and over again. Is there any other way other than Ice to reduce soreness or swelling? And how long will it take to heal

I got punched in the face over and over again. Is there any other way other than Ice to reduce soreness or swelling? And how long will it take to heal

Worried about you: First of all, if you don't feel safe, send me or any physician on this site a message. I recommend ibuprofen 600 MG three times a day with food for about a week. Depending on the severity, it could be days or weeks for swelling to come down. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a child who had head laceration and doctor used dermabond (glue) how long it will take for the wound to heal?

Can you tell me if a child who had head laceration and doctor used dermabond (glue) how long it will take for the wound to heal?

4 days: Head wounds heal fast. Usually after a few days the dermabond will begin to peel off. Don't help it. Let it come off by itself. ...Read more