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What causes swelling and redness in the area of sutures

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What causes redness and painful swelling at the suture wound site?

I had a laproscopic hysterectomy 3 weeks ago today. On Sunday 2 of the suture wounds started swelling up. The cut itself is healed but around the would is red hot and hard. I called the dr today ...
 

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 ...
 

How do sutures dissolve?

Hello, I had an arm lift surgery 6 weeks ago with dissolvable stiches. What can I do to help my body dissolve these stiches which are very uncomfortable. ...
 

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 ...
 

Suggest treatment for penis and scrotal vein inflammation post suture groin repair

Post suture groin repair - penis & scrotal vein inflammation . Veins can be very tight & sensitive. How long does this take to subside and what causes it? Also what can assist with healing ...
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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 swelling at the site of suture?

twice daily. Should we be concerned about the redness and swelling? ...
 

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? ...
 

Is there a speedy process to dissolve sutures?

with dissolvable sutures. The sutures have still not dissolved and are causing me itching and discomfort. Is there a way to speed up the process of dissolving or could my MD possibly remove what is left? ...
 

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 ...
 

What should I do for the swelling near the sutures?

partially. After one week I had red skin and swelling near the suture. He drained fluid and gave me fucidin ... all sutures. He seemed reluctant to do that . I continue to have medication for rashes. What should I ...
 

What causes itchy bumps at the site of sutures?

I Cut my hand between my 4th and 5 th digits and it required four stitcheS. Even though I am on antibiotics I have developed a few very itchy bumps around the area where the stitches were placed. Is this an allergic reaction ? I feel like I ve...
 

What causes hanging sutures after molar extraction?

one of his sutures fell out and is dangling in his mouth. We have a call in to the doctor but not getting a call back and wondering what to do. They are the dissolving sutures. Any advice? ...
 

What causes lumps on the area of sutures due to knee surgery?

Had knee surgery a few weeks back, had two small incisions, and now where the sutures were I have two lumps the size of golf balls directly below the knee cap. Every time I mention it at appointments ...
 

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 ...
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apart from plastic surgery what can be done to cover medium hole after swelling on skin
Secondary suturing.
 
What is a dog ear or skin puckering? Does it settle down in time?
it mans an extension of skin caused due to improper suturing or excision of skin , it will settle but can cause an ugly scar , please meet your doctor. thanks
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