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Will vaseline help the recovery time of a stitched lip?

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Dr. Nadine Yamusah
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: In addition,

Covering the stitch with vaseline, Will allow the wound to heal from the inside, will prevent drying and subsequently produce less visible scarring

In brief: In addition,

Covering the stitch with vaseline, Will allow the wound to heal from the inside, will prevent drying and subsequently produce less visible scarring
Dr. Nadine Yamusah
Dr. Nadine Yamusah
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Dr. Howard Shapiro
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It will feel better

Vaseline or a lip balm will make the lip feel more comfortable while it heals.
Blood flow is very high in that area and healing should take less than a week

In brief: It will feel better

Vaseline or a lip balm will make the lip feel more comfortable while it heals.
Blood flow is very high in that area and healing should take less than a week
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Dr. Howard Shapiro
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