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What causes swelling and redness in the area of sutures

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Does pulling of the suture nullify strabismus surgery?

had a suture in my left eye which was causing my eye to be itchy. One of the doctors was told to take ... mind I thought what is he doing? He is just supposed to cut the suture that is in the eye out. After ...
 

Have extreme sensitivity and pain on lambdoid suture. Underlying cause and cure?

is applied? What other conditions could cause this symptom? ... and the occipital bone form the lambdoid suture . I have experienced this before due to a reaction to a sulfur based ...
 

How to remove sutures on knee?

i personally wish to remove my sutures on my knee--they have been in for 12 day. The wound looks good and has healed well. I do have a sterile suture removal tray I am a retired registered nurse ...
 

Does a torn suture cause sharp burning pain in back of shoulder?

/2012 and it was re injured and second surgery on 11/2012 due to suture being blown out. Two days ago I was carrying ... walking or sitting without back support. I am concerned I may have torn suture out, or maybe it is old ...
 

Had wound on cheek after accident and had suture. Will it cause permanent scarring?

Hi, I recently met with an accident. I received wound on my cheek. It was treated with six sutures. The wound is now on its second day. Will it cause permanent scarring or will it disappear overtime ...
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What causes swelling and redness in the area of sutures?

Five days ago my daughter had to get 5 stitches on her hand. We kept it wrapped for the first couple of days, and then uncovered it to get air, but have kept it clean. This afternoon it seems swelled ...
 

What causes pain and redness on sutures?

and there was redness, I had the operation done Oct 25 2011, I was cleaning the red spot and the skin lifted off and the stitch was sticking out a bit. What should I do? ...
 

Can sutures on the bridge of the nose causes numbness on eyebrow and lump?

and the swelling on my forehead is now a small but very visible lump but not painful to the touch. What could ...About 2 1/2 wks ago I wiped out face first onto concrete. I broke my nose, had 2 sutures ...
 

Recurring left abdominal swelling, redness under suture, pus removed. Antibiotics given. Is this normal?

hi, i had cesarean for second baby on 12th jan2013.now6th may 2013.from last 1 week i had swelling,redness under suture on left side of abdomen.I m consulting doctor for that.they removed some amount of pus from ...
 

Had sutures for a cut on the arm. Area extremely swollen. Normal?

, is this normal? If yes, what can I do to reduce the swelling? ...Hi! I fell through a glass window recently and had to get sutures for a large cut on my arm , two ...
 

Will the suture dissolve or not?

I recently had removal of some tissue on my back due to a malignant melanoma, the sutures where removed but I have one sticking up out of the skin. When trying to pull it out it caused tenting ...
 

What was suture bleeding?

Hi, I had a operation on my leg a 15 days before.After stitch have removed doctor told me to keep in air then only it will cure.But after some days the center portion of the stitched areas got hole and starts bleeding.I rushed nearest hospital and...
 

What is the cause for a dilated pore to come back after the removal of suture?

I had a 2mm punch biopsy excision of a dilated pore of winer on my face - the wound was sutured with one stitch. The pore came back within a week of suture removal. I have had the procedure repeated ...
 

What is the cause for painful spots along parietal suture followed by migraine headache?

Hi, I have painful spots on my head along the parietal suture and when these bumps appear it is most certain that I will get a migraine headache. I have CT scans after CT scans and I m told they can ...
 

What could cause stabbing pain in skull after accidental opening of cranial sutures?

a stabbing pain in the back of my skull, essentially in a line with my eye. What could be causing this? ...I took a bad fall earlier this year and literally cracked open the cranial sutures from my eye ...
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Could a post surgical keloid scar be caused by sensitivity%2Fallergy to suture material especially if you continue to have intense itching and inflammation%3F%0A
Hello, Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum. Usually suture material don't develop allergy ( exception is there as it depends upon the nature of material used). If intense itching and inflammation present it may develops scar or keloid. Good luck. Dr. HET
 
I stubbed my toe and ripped toenail away from skin what do i do
get to a doctor and get it sutured and dressed. take a shot of tt and some antibiotics
 
how can i get a fast sutured wound healed?
there is no good way to speed healing which takes 10- 14 days for the average wound.
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