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two tears on the top lip

my cousin was just bit by a dog the dog did not bite down but his canine teeth made two tears on his upper lip no tissue was lost the plastc surgeon seem to stich him really nicley i was wondering what would be good to put on the stiched area before the actuall scarring began???
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Hi,
You cannot apply anything on the area of injury except what is recommended by the Plastic surgeon.

An  antibiotic or antiseptic cream may be indicated. This along with oral anti-biotics should cause the wound to heal well.

Once it has healed, depending on the type of scar left behind, further management can be decided upon.

At this stage, keeping the wound free from infection is the most important thing so as not to interfere in the healing process.
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