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Portal hypertension by birth. Multiple surgery done. Cause of redness and bad odor coming from scars?

I am a 57 year old male, with numerous health issues, mainly portal hypertension which I was born with. I have had multiple suguries all in the abdominal region. Here is my question. What would cause my old scars to turn red, also there is a strange odor coming from them. These scars are from surguries performed over 50 years ago.
Asked On : Fri, 11 Jan 2013
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Hi friend,
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Old scars should not emit odour or show change of colour.
It could mean infection nearby.
An examination – if necessary biopsy – is necessary...
Discuss with your doctor...

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Sun, 16 Jun 2013
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