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Medicine For Face Laceration
A plastic surgeon: Facial lacerations, if not treated properly, can leave permanent scar. Initially letting it bleed a bit will steriliize the area. Clean with cold water, cover with gauze (sterile if have), compress area gently, then would go to dermatologist, plastics derm , or plastic surgeon. If not available, go to er, and they will contact appropriate specialist. ...Read more
Depends on injury: When you have a blunt trauma to the scalp it can be painful for a few days to a week getting better each day. There might be swelling, or a hematoma (bleeding under the skin) which can further prolong the pain. Obviously minor trauma will heal faster than major. Ice can help reduce the swelling, a hematoma is usually self limited and will resolve over time. If concerned go have it checked. ...Read more
Yes, in at least : 2 ways. First, if the blood loss is severe enough, the brain could not get enough blood for a period of time. Second, the laceration could cause a flap or a dissection of the vessel wall, resulting in reduction or obstruction of blood flow, again resulting in a stroke. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it still bleeding: One cm laceration of the scalp might require a suture or perhaps a skin staple--especially if it is continuing to ooze blood or if the wound is gaping open. Infection of lacerations are a genuine concern, so it may prove worthwhile to have the wound cleansed professionally and evaluated for possible closure. You will sleep better just knowing the wound has been checked out! must see in < 12 hours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See details: I am not sure there is anything you can do. Discuss the issue with a neurologist. ...Read more
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 what you suggest if the head has been hit and gets laceration, but the bone is unaffected, can there still be subdura hematoma?
Depending: O force of impact, a neurologist could help determine if hematoma formed. ...Read more
Yes: Technically yes. It is not a huge procedure as it is technically skin deep. But scalp lacerations can bleed a lot and a hematoma in that location could have lots of clots and therefore will requires a thorough evacuation with good lighting and surgical instruments as in a typical or. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Involved in car crash on 15th may.Deep head laceration. Stitched inside and out.Outside stitches removed.Inside stitch is to come out of scar?
NO: Inside stitches made of dissolvable material and go away on their own ...Read more
Is it normal for a laceration on back of head from car accident to still cause pain 5 years later? Pin point sharp shooting pain and scalp sensitivity
Do dissolving internal sutures hurt 8 weeks later? 4 CM wide head laceration cut to bone. Site tender. Want to dye hair but is wound too fragile?
Knocked into stone column then fell to ground. Caused laceration on back of head, 3 staples. Is an X-ray sufficient to rule out internal bleeding?
If i got hit by keys to my head can it cause brain damage or internal bleeding or problems later I have laceration on right side of my head one staple?
Probably not, but. .: Jelly, given the information provided, unless it was a really large cluster of keys (heavy) or fell from a great distance, it shouldn't be enough to cause brain damage or internal bleeding. If you have persistent severe headaches, cognitive issues or just are worried i would discuss with your primary doctor whether an MRI or a neurology referral would make sense. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer