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16 Days After Lip Lift . Big Scar/opened Wound - Big Hole / Need Help

I had lip lift surgery before i come to USA on...

I had lip lift surgery before i come to USA on Apr20th.
I came to USA on Apr28th. still not healing yet while i traveling.
I never washed my face and wait until it heal itself.
today i tried to search more info and i was shock when i see that my lip lift doesnt go well as other people.
please see the picture and help me. give me any suggestion what should i do? I called the doctor but he never picked up the phone. He only emailed me back and said don't do anything. :(

Front . ( taken on May5th,2014)

Today picture with the front face. there is still a big dry blood stuck under nose but i afraid to take it out. so i wait until it fall off itself. the side already fall off and i can see the big hole. T.T I am really afraid the front will be the same T.T

hole from the side

this pic you can see the hole from the side.

T.T really sad

Dr. Pat

1 out of 5 stars Overall rating
1 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
1 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
1 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
3 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
1 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
1 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
2 out of 5 stars Payment process
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I hope you are doing better. I just read your story about not washing it. I had upper lip lift and was told to gently wash with warm water and anti bacterial soap 3 times a day. This and warm water compresses can soften the dried issue. I wonder if not washing it has caused the amount of scab on the incision. It is still very soon after the procedure. This can take up to three months to heal. Also if the scar is visible a C0-2 laser can reduce the scar. Your lips look pretty.
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Long time dear how is everything! Waiting ur update .
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Hi bgth, I'm sorry you had such a bad experience. I hope it's not too painful still. I also wanted to tell you that aside from the dried blood (which I'm sure can be fixed), your lips actually look really beautiful! Nice and full upper lip, very feminine, with no asymmetry. So that's good! I'm praying for your healing. Xo
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Hope all is better for U now. Please keep us updated as you heal. Blessings to you.
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How r u doing its been long time I wish ur wound closed now and u feel more better .. Keep us in touch with u we r worried about u sis.
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Thanks so much for your kind massage. My wound is getting better but not close yet. I was too sad to go out and didnt want to face people. Thanks for your massage. make me smile :)
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Thanks god u getting better dont worry sis We r here for u and keep us update ... All the best sis
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Oh I feel terrible for you. Obviously you have to seek help from a professional surgeon but two little things they will not tell you about which you can do to help yourself is take arnica, take it now and any time leading up to and for the two weeks around the time of any further surgery. Also, for the scars, once you are at the point where all the scab has gone - get some wheatgerm oil and rub it on a few times a day. It is a lot better than all the "scar meds" they might try and sll you. Just get it from the Health Store. Meanwhile, if you walk around wearing a medical mouth mask like so many people do in Asian countries, nobody in America will find it very strange if you are an Asian wearing one of those. And then you can at least go walk around while you heal. Good luck. I'm really sorry for you.
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thanks lot for your suggestion. Arnica? oil ? or pill? I will find wheatgerm oil and rub it. what i really sad is when i emailed to ask for the doctor suggestion, he replied, it is not his business. :'( . But i got good suggestions from you guys. really appreciated a lot . happy tear
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I'm sorry you're feeling so sad about this. Stay in close contact with your surgeon and if you have to, go to a clinic in the city where you are traveling. (((Hugs))) to you.
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Thank you very much for your kind message. Hugs back
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How is everything going with u sis ?
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still the same. the dry blood under the nose not peel off yet. I afraid to see the big hole again T.T
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Bgth dont move it... it have to gone itself :* !
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How is everything going with u sis !
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What about stitches? When you had them took off? I removed my stitches after 11 days post surgery day... my scar is closed but I am afraid to move my lips and open the scar as well... but nurse lady who removed yesterday my stitches said it looks fabuloes and scar shouldnt be even visible in the future... but me...-I will talk and eat funny way probsbly till one month after surgery to not loose any 1 mm of lift! I am so afraid it will pull down... I am really suprised of your "hole" because it shouldnt happen with stitches... maybe you moved your mouth too strong after surgery??? Just wondering.... wait and try to not move too much your mouth to make it worse xxxx a lot of hugs!
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The doctor removed the stitches on the day 8th. because i have to traveling. He said it is ok to remove. when the stitches removed, it was bleeding alot that day too. I am not sure if i moved my mouth too strong. but i try to carefully moving the mouth as soft as i can. Thanks alot for your kind text. hugs back.
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I removed stitches in UK .... my surgeon said that i dont need to stay in poland until 6 or 7th may but i need to findsomeone to remove stitches in UK... and GP nurse did it really nice... but she was suprised... probably she never removed thats thin stitches before... she start looking for glases... but she did it reali quick and painless... some blood only in one place but really a bit.... wait with your dry blood.... i know it is look awfull but it keep skin together closed and your body make a new skin under.... xxx
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My friends her name not lulu ...
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Lulu, your lips look good so far. I'm not an expert but you just need to seek help at least from a doc or nurse so the wound went get infected. It might be scary to see the whole but as long as it doesn't get infected the worse that can happen is having a thick scar which you can laser away eventually. Just please go to a clinic to make sure your health is not in danger. But the lips look nice .
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My friends her name not lulu whats wrong !
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LuLu, you need to see another plastic surgeon...maybe he or she will be able to help you. By the way, your lips do look nice...that's something, yes? Go see another plastice surgeon
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Thank you. I will go see another plastic surgeon. (TT.TT)
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Oh my god sad 4 u dear :(
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T.T Must be really taking good care after surgery . Yes. Really Sad T.T
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