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Does my friend need a stitch on her lip from a dog bite that

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does my friend need a stitch on her lip from a dog bite that just happened? She is on television and we need to be careful
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 8 months ago.

Lip lacerations are difficult to repair and the consequences of not doing it right can be dramatic cosmetically. I would suggest you take her to the ER and ask for a plastic surgeon to do the repair.

Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 8 months ago.

Hi there. How's your friend doing? Did she get her lip repaired? Let me know if you have any follow up questions.