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Any advice on how to heal my hand laceration?
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Dr. Suman Das
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: How old is laceratio
If it is recent, and as the current acceptable standard with in 24 hours it should be repaired with associated treatment.
If it is old, more than 24 hrs or even 48 hours it is saer to let it heal by secondary intention( by it self with granulation tissue).But if it is complex and involves tendon, nerve etc, .Go to the emergency room immediately.

In brief: How old is laceratio
If it is recent, and as the current acceptable standard with in 24 hours it should be repaired with associated treatment.
If it is old, more than 24 hrs or even 48 hours it is saer to let it heal by secondary intention( by it self with granulation tissue).But if it is complex and involves tendon, nerve etc, .Go to the emergency room immediately.
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