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.

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Hit with a baseball and now have a lip laceration, will this scar?

Not necessarily. Some lip lacerations will result in visible scars and some will not. See a plastic surgeon if the scar is disfiguring or the treatment resulted in a scar. Good luck. Read more...

Hit with a baseball. Lip laceration? Ice? Er?

Depends on depth. Depends on the size and depth. Usually lip is highly vascular and has good healing potential. Will definitely recommend er if there is continued bleeding. Read more...

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...

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...