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Normal for skin to look red around stitches

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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 ...
 

Surgical removal of diverticulum from urethra, had intercourse, open external wounds. Will the wound be closed or are stitches required?

I recently had a diverticulum surgically removed from my urethra . My stitches dissolved within 9 ..., but not internally. I urinate properly, and the stream is normal. I had bleeding immediately following intercourse ...
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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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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? ...
 

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 ...
 

Got stitches on hand cut. Puss coming out after removing stitches. Worrisome

Hello Sir, I am living in Saudi Arabia. My hand (upper skin) cut due to glass a moth before, doctor made around 8 to 9 stitches on my wound. till stitches removal my hand was OK, after removal ...
 

Stitches, red puffy skin, yellow crusts. Cleaning with hydrogen peroxide. Treatment?

Hi, I got stitches almost two weeks ago (they are due to come out in two days) and they look pretty red and puffy. The skin has grown over a couple of them, and it looks like there is some yellow ...
 

Cut on middle finger, got stitches. Swelling and hard to touch. Is it healing?

stitches. Today, the end of my finger is a little swollen and I can t bend the last joint (I could at the time I got the stitches put in). There isn t any redness, but the skin around the site is white ...
 

Got bitten by dog, had stitches, took antibiotic, swelling on back of calf.

by the site that had stitches. I had nurses at work look at my leg and it was half and half if they thought ... the bite cleaned. The ER doc placed 4 stitches and gave me two antibiotics to take, one for 10 days ...
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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
 
Hello doctor, a few hours ago my 8 month old son fell over on his toy and cut the outside corner of his eye, does he need stitches
Hello, If cut is more than 1 cm and deep ,need suture . If cut is less than 1 cm and superficial ,need not stitches. If superficial and ,just skin deep ,no stitches. Good luck.
 
I had an operation 3 weeks ago and was told i had dissolvable stitches, and the stitches are still there. is this normal? this was keyhole surgery.
If the stitches are present in toto, I would recommend getting them removed even if they are absorb-able ones. They can cause infections.
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