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Doctor insights on: What Are The Most Common Symptoms Of Mouth Laceration

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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If you get a laceration in the mouth, can it form a scab like it does on skin?

If you get a laceration in the mouth, can it form a scab like it does on skin?

Not usually: Mouth lacerations heal quickly and do not form scabs but if you see scabs see your doctor or dentist. ...Read more

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What causes roof of mouth lacerations and bleeding?

What causes roof of mouth lacerations and bleeding?

Not normal: It could be a few things from pizza burns to some form of pathology. If it does not go away within a week or two, i would suggest a visit to a dentist or oral pathologist. ...Read more

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Can someone get a stroke from a severe laceration to the head?

Can someone get a stroke from a severe laceration to the head?

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 more

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Please explain how long does it take a lip laceration to heal?

Please explain how long does it take a lip laceration to heal?

Difficult to say: I have no idea of the size/depth/mechanism of the injury or how it was treated. If you have a small lac that was closed you should be able to get back to your life short of kickboxing. If the wound wasn't closed and you are waiting for secondary healing, it would take weeks to months. Scars take a minimum of 1 year to be in there final state (use sunscreen). If you smoke all will take longer. ...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

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How long can a bang to the head hurt without laceration?

How long can a bang to the head hurt without laceration?

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

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After a head laceration what are signs to watch for as it is healing?

After a head laceration what are signs to watch for as it is healing?

Many: lack of pain,lack of fever,lock of drainage,they are all signs of good healing. You can always let somebody looks at it and tell you how it looks ...Read more

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Would lip lacerations heal on their own?

Would lip lacerations heal on their own?

Yes and No: All wounds heal by themselves, however the quality and quantity of the scar may be improved by placing sutures, especially on the lip. ...Read more

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Will lip lacerations heal ok on their own?

Will lip lacerations heal ok on their own?

Depends: If you are otherwise healthy, most laceration can heal on their own, but they will do so with more scar when healing in this way. This is usually tolerable if the laceration is on the inner surface of the lip than on a portion that is more visible. ...Read more

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Is waiting too long after tongue laceration bad for healing?

Is waiting too long after tongue laceration bad for healing?

Maybe: Deep lacerations on any part of the body heal better if repaired promptly. If not, more scarring results in the long term and more bleeding, infection and pain occur in the short term. ...Read more

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17mo boy with 1/2in inner lower lip laceration,no active bleeding.wheb it heals,will the lip be deformed?

It depends: If the lip laceration is exclusive to the inner lip, likely to heal without deformity. If lip laceration goes from inner lip to outer lip scarring is possible. Follow up with child's doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is lip laceration likely to scar?

Depends: All wounds heal by scar formation, but abnormal or thick scarring is somewhat unusual around the lip. The location on the lip and whether the wound was closed, or allowed to heal by itself, can also affect the scar quality. ...Read more

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My mom got a deep lip laceration, what to do?

See a doctor: You may want to consult your dentist or see an oral surgeon or plastic surgeon for treatment. ...Read more

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My mom got a deep lip laceration. Should I be worried?

Laceration: if your mom is worried about it, she should have it looked at to see if she needs stitches. ...Read more

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My tooth went through my lip (lip laceration). How do I treat this?

See a physician: Your wound may need suturing, and an antibiotic might be in order since debris from your mouth and bacteria could have been introduced into the soft tissues. ...Read more

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Is evacuation of a head laceration scalp hematoma a surgical procedure?

Is evacuation of a head laceration scalp hematoma a surgical procedure?

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 more

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Mouth Laceration (Definition)

A laceration is a cut. So a ...Read more