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Smile Affected After Cut on Jaw

I recently got a deep cut (more like a puncture) on my jaw line, right beside my chin. I got stitches, and apparently I may have cut or bruised my platysma. This happened quite recently. A couple of days ago. I still have

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Smile change after puncture.

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This is probably temporary and will return in 2-3 months, but can take as long as 6-12 months. Nothing to do.

Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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