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Have deep laceration in leg. Had an accident earlier. Have liquid inside the stitches. Is this normal?

Hey doc, roughly a year ago i had a motorbike accident and have a deep laceration on the middle of my left quad. I've recently started training,did a legs workout and noticed theres liquid inside the wound and it just bulges out (where i got stitches) i was just wondering if this normal?? i've went to the doctors and they recommened i get a ultrasound but have to wait a week i was just curious if it could be fatal.
Asked On : Thu, 25 Apr 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
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The bulging out of the muscle while working out is suggestive of a herniation of the muscle mass from the site of stitches. A surgical repair may be required to take care of any further complications.
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Answered: Thu, 25 Apr 2013
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Cardiologist Dr. Anantharamakrishnan's  Response
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Rest assured - it is unlikely to fatal, after one year!
If there is no fever, pain, deformity or restriction of movement, it can not be serious...
It may not be liquid? / It may not be related to the past incident / only investigations can shed light.

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Thu, 25 Apr 2013
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