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How do i get stitches to stop itching

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Had surgery for uterine cancer. Red, flat, itching bumps after taking Motrin. Taking Benadryl and Prednisone. Is it a reaction to dissolving internal stitches?

an allergic reaction to the Motrin, which I had stopped the day my itching began. She told me to take Benadryl ... required. Just after my 3rd week post-op I started itching, on March 5; which was my last day of taking ...

How to remove stitch scars on forehead?

I had stiches couple of weeks back and it left an scar on my forhead please suggest any cream or tabs so that the scar is off my forrhead asap

What does a stitch in the kidney mean?

what is a stitch on or in the kidney is it caused and what are options...could this cause back pain YYYY@YYYY the stitch was found with a cat scan.. also is an hernia on esophagus dangerous ...

How are stitch marks on the jaw treated ?

i have an accident and i get stitches near to my lower lip(at jaw) , how can i remove this stitches XXXXXXX ? Is there any cream to remove this mark? ...

how to get rid of stitch scar on nose?

Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query Hello, I have a stitch scar ... how can i remove the scar or if required please let me know which doctor to be consulted in delhi ...
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How long does it take for dissolvable stitches to dissolve?

at the Cleveland Clinic. My eye still feels strachy and at times painful. Can you tell me how long does the disolvable stiches disolve so that the discomfort will stop. Thanks ...

Had a cut on the upper lip. Swelling and bleeding. Need stitches?

or (slightly) bleeding again. My lip is HUGE. Stitches? Vow of silence? What do I do? How long might ... front teeth immediately formed and started bleeding. The bleeding stopped after about half an hour under ...

Reconstructive eyelid surgery and cysts formation from stitches.

it was a stye ). I then had ocular plastic reconstructive surgery on Jan 20, 2011 which necessitated stitching ... a prescription for oral antibiotics and a pressure bandage was applied. My upper right eye lid itched and hurt ...

How to remove stitch marks ?

my wife is 23 yr old and stay in gwalior she had a stitch mark on her forehead which is rarely noticeable as it happen when she fall down 4m the stairs when she was 4yr old But still she want 2 remove ...

How to take care of stitches ?

Hello my name is leah, I just had some stitches in my upper lip 3days ago. I lacerated it a over a year ago and it did not heal to its proper shape- I was left with a droopy look. I am wondering how ...

How to clean stitches on forearm?

like the skin is kind of growing over the stitch. I don t know how to clean that stuff out... I plan ...My son is 6 and has 12 stitches on his left forearm. They were supposed to stay in for 14 days ...

How to remove stitch scar?

Good Day, I was 6 years old when i had operation, i got 12 stitches in my tummy and makes my self confidence when it comes to sexy body is very poor, im 29 already and i feel shy for this, Please help ...

Need help regarding stitches

Hi, I had a question reguarding some stitches i had remove today on my face...upper nose like the bridge part of it.... after the doctor remove the stitches, i noticed some black scabs around it which i ...

How to stop oozing of blood from the stitches due to knee replacement surgery?

Tuesday. We exercised through Wednesday and the bottom two places where the stitches were taken out ... are taking steps backwards as we aren t exercising now trying to get the oozing to stop. I thought ...

Can itching of oral surgery stitches be prevented without affecting the healing?

, and be getting teeth implants, I will be having to deal with more oral stitches. Is there any way to stop the stitches from itching without slowing the healing process? ...
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Why are my stitches itching so bad?
Welcome to Healthcare Magic.....Itching along the stitches is indicative of healing most often.....Just make sure that there is no redness or fever that may be an indicator of infection.. If it does not settle in a couple of days consult with your surgeon again
Is it normal to have mild redness an itching near stitches?
Hi, Thanks for writing to us. Its normal to have redness and slight itching around stitches. If its too severe,please meet your doctor so that the area can be examined for any irritant dermatitis and proper medicines be prescribed. Take care
I got dissolvable stitches on my lip this monday and today is wend. How many more days until the stitches are gone?
The dissolvable stitches do get weak and come out on their own after a week or 10 days. Do not try to remove these earlier as that might cause gaping of the wound.
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