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How Long Does It Take For Cuts On The Face To Heal
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I snorkeled into a boat mid feb full speed face down and jammed my neck and was in pain for like 3weeks and then it went away it came back how long does it take to heal if taking care of?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
How long does it take for a radial head fracture to heal after surgery? Had surgery on January & still get pains
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
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
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
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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