articles

Stanford Children's Health states that to heal a split lip, the wound needs to be washed daily, kept dry and treated with ice to help with swelling. Once the cut has healed over, sunscreen can be applied each day to mini... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Wounds & Bruises

The first step to treating any lip injury is to stop bleeding by applying pressure, according to the University of Rochester Medical Center. Because the lips have a large blood supply, lip cuts tend to bleed excessively.... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Wounds & Bruises

The treatment regimen required to heal a swollen lip and face depends on the cause of the swelling. If a lip or face is swollen due to a facial fracture, decongestants and steroids can help to minimize swelling of the fa... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Wounds & Bruises
similar articles

To treat wound and bruise inflammation naturally without the use of medications, individuals can use the RICE method of rest, ice, compression and elevation, explains WebMD. The RICE method is known to reduce swelling an... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Wounds & Bruises

When a fingertip is cut off, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons advises covering the wound, immobilizing the wrist and hand with a splint, elevating the hand and applying ice. The amputated part should be clean... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Wounds & Bruises

Scrapes heal in three to seven days if minor; however, a deep or severe wound may take up to two weeks, according to WebMD. The scrape may ooze for up to four days, but this is a normal part of the healing process. More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Wounds & Bruises

Negative pressure wound therapy uses negative pressure on an acute or chronic wound to remove fluids, exudates and infectious agents to promote enhanced healing, closure and recovery, according to Devon Medical Products.... More »

www.reference.com Health Conditions & Diseases Wounds & Bruises