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Normal for skin to look red around stitches

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What causes redness around stitches?

i recently got stitches took out my leg on the fifth of january and the spot where the stitces were is red around the sore is that normal its not bleeding or anything it jus looks as if its irritated still ...
 

Had a circumcision, still have stitches and redness. Cause?

Thank you for your e-mail. I had a circumcision 4 weeks ago. Some of the stitches are still there and I have the same redness that I had before the surgery. I had a appt with a DR to ...
 

What causes pain in stitches after normal delivery?

I gave birth 5 XXXXXXX at 31 weeks. I had premature rupture of membranes .it was via normal delivery. My bleeding has become very dark red/ maroon and heavy with bit clots for past 3 days and my ...
 

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

that the surgeon told me to take (Dulcolax) until March. 12. On March 13, I broke out in small red flat bumps under ... that many women had the same problem as their XXXXXXX stitches began to dissolve and absorb. Is it possible ...
 

Is it normal to have sharp pain and extreme numbness in eyebrow after having stitches on eyebrow?

. there are still red areas to the healing scars/skin on the eyebrow & lower lid. is this normal? ... and received 53 stitches to my eyebrow and 32 to my lower lid. my eyebrow still causes severe icepick sharp ...
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How to clean stitches on forearm?

and now its been 16 days. They are red around the edges from playing outside the other day and it looks like the skin is kind of growing over the stitch. I don t know how to clean that stuff out... I plan ...
 

Is redness, warm with discoloration around the stitches normal?

My son has stitches ..he got them a week ago..they have looked good till today..the area around them is a little more red then it has been and slightly warm..there is also one section that is kind ...
 

What causes the stitches burst open with infection?

. It was stitched and healed a little but then the stitches busted and they couldn t re-stitch it again. If look ... red lines started developing on his skin around the cut. What does that mean? Do I need to seek ...
 

Cut finger at second knuckle joint, stitches, redness and numbness

stitched. The problem is that this flap is now a dark red colour and is numb to the touch. Is there a real ...i cut my finger 11 days ago. It sliced it in two practically. the shape of it looks like a U from ...
 

Is it natural for skin layer to crack after removing stitches on finger?

ago. The topmost layer of skin has cracked open to reveal to tissue underneath. It s not painful, red or swollen. Is this a normal part of the healing process as the skin regenerates or should I be concerned. I ...
 

Hoe to treat the area that is sore and red around the stitch?

i had a wle a week ago and while the wound is absolutely looking great, where the stitches enter my skin has become red and sore. I had a more cosmetically pleasing single line stitch and still have ...
 

Do removable stitches burn before being removed ?

I have stitches in my arm that are due to come out tomorrow. Just last night I feel a burning sensation. My skin isn t red and there is no discharge . Is the burning sensation normal? ...
 

Does pus formation at stitches site indicate infection?

I got stitches a few days ago and they are extremely sore I can t walk or put any pressure on my foot it is leaking puss and one of the stitches look embedded into my skin could it be infected ...
 

What is the pulsating sensation in the area of stitches on finger after an injury?

Hi im 19 & I got stitches on Thursday from opening a can of tuna with my hands -_- & I cut my ring nd middle finger nd got 7 stitches on my ring finger nd 4 on my middle :( but on my ring finger ...
 

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 ... surrounding skin tissue to cover the Mohs open wound below the eyelid to the lower right. I was given ...
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Dead skin is forming around and under my stitches it that normal?
Those are scabs. There's good stuff underneath...no worries...go on with life....soon enough the stitches will come out and then, the scabs will come off and you'll look good as new.
 
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
 
What does white skin next to recent stitches indicate?
Hi If there is no pain at the stitches site and fever,do not worry. Sometimes,the area of stitches get infected. Then,there will be oozing of pus. Just white skin near recent stitches is normal.It may come to normal skin size in course of time. Nothing to worry Wish you good health Regards
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