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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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A few minutes after the injury, a wound begins to heal with the formation of a blood clot and scab to protect it from infection, according to MedlinePlus. For two to five days, the wound becomes slightly red and tender a... More »

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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 »

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Scabs usually fall off a simple scrape wound after a week or two, states WebMD. Deeper or larger cuts, punctures and other more serious wounds take longer to heal and may need medical attention. More »

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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 »

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