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Do shin injuries heal slower than similar injuries on other parts of the body?

It is commonly known by plastic surgeons etc that the close association of skin and bone in the shin area leads to poor healing. Anatomical studies suggest that this is caused by the comparative lack ...
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How to tell if my leg fracture is healing?

First, please note that I am not an orthopedist, and please make note of the disclaimer in the yellow box next to your question. This is not to be construed as personal medical advice. Second, major ...
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What vitamins or dietary supplements for internal taking are useful for injured skin?

The process of wound healing is extremely complex and combines several processes that occur after the injury. According to 'Bioengineering In Wound Healing: A Systems Approach,' These processes ...
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Is combining silicone plasters and silicone gels for scars effective?

There are many factors that can determine how well an individual will heal and scar. While many treatments have been suggested for the treatment of scars, only a few of them have been supported by ...
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How a bite inside the mouth gets healed though mouth is always wet inside?

One reason the mouth heals quickly because it's very well vascularized (meaning it has a lot of blood vessels). Yes, the mouth does have a lot of bacteria, but so does the rest of you: humans contain ...
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Does vitamin E in liquid oil form help to fade scars?

Apparently not. An Austalian ABC article says It is true that collagen, a fibrous protein in the skin, is involved in scar formation and that vitamin E, when present in the body, influences the ...
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Does vitamin E in oil liquid form help to eliminate wrinkles on face?

Topical application of vitamin E may reduce the length and depth of facial lines and wrinkles, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. One specific form of vitamin E that has this ...

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