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White puss from stitches

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Had surgery to remove cyst. Noticed swelling in site and stitch protruding through incision line. Relief from pain?

it to leak a drop of puss. With the stitch protruding further, it seemed to get more irritated (and painful ...-the-counter compression socks to help reduce swelling. 2 days ago, the last of the scab fell off and I noticed a white ...
 

White spot on forehead left after injury stitches. Can it be treated?

Can a small white spot be treated on my 10 year old granddaughter after stitches on her forehead about 4 years ago. It's completely smooth, but lighter. Thank you! ...
 

Is it better to go for stitching & keep wound closed after tooth surgery?

immediately. Presently it bleeds & puss is coming after getting up in the morning. My query is regarding post ... doctor is in favour of stitching the place. It has created a confusion so I am writing this letter ...
 

White discharge from surgery wound, pus from the internal stitches. Taking Septra. Suggestions?

the surgery he noticed a white discharge from the wounds and went back to the neurosurgeon and she scrapped ... sights are abscessed, have gray pus and the XXXXXXX stitches are coming from tiny holes along ...
 

Had two veins removed from leg. Have soreness where the stitch is and a lump with a white spot. Is it normal?

Hi.Dr I had two veins removed from my leg 3 weeks ago.I had all disolveable stitches put in, on the front of my leg(shin) I have a lump about an inch wide wit a kinda white spot on it,its soar when im ...
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What could be the reason for pus around vagina after stitches ?

I had to get stitches on my vagina after a yearr of having my baby since they first time i had them done some of them got loose, now there is puss coming off them but they do not hurt a lot, only ...
 

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

made around 8 to 9 stitches on my wound. till stitches removal my hand was OK, after removal of stitches puss coming. he gave me antibiotic after seeking puss(not before). now possition is very bad, my ...
 

Thyroid surgery, pus oozing out of stitches

Hi I had thyroid surgery over a week ago and now have about 10 stitches in my neck . The stitches have look pretty good. Untill today! This morning I have a little of puss coming out of the stitches ...
 

Do stitches on a finger cause knuckle swelling?

I cut my index finger 7 days ago and had 12 stiches placed. They run on the outside of the finger but have noticed my knuckle is swollen. No redness or puss, just a little swollen. My finger is in a splint ...
 

Allergic reaction in stitches after hand surgery. White stuff coming from stitches. Relief with Nystatin

reaction to the stitches as thick hard white stuff was in the stitch holes after were removed & washed 24 hrs later. My hand keeps making this hard white stuff & very thick layers of skin in lines across my ...
 

Infection of the stitches after cesarean childbirth. Opened up the stitches to remove the pus. Is it safe to open the wounds and heal of its own?

stitch line got infected though it was not stitched it was termed as pasting, but after that we had consulted with a doctor and the doctor openup the stich line to remove the puss and kept it open and gave me ...
 

Dog bite, stitches on cheek, pus and blood leaking from stitches. On augmentin, neosporin. Treatment?

My 4 year old daughter got bit by a dog sunday and got 4 dissolvable stitches in her cheek. I noticed today she has some puss mixed with blood leaking form it. She has been on 400ml augmentin 1/2 tsp ...
 

Persisting dissoluble stitches, deep cut on chin, stitches protruding out. When will they come off?

dissolvable stitches to close the laceration. I was advised that the stitches would dissolve on its own, but 17 days later, the stitches look more obvious than ever. It has started protruding out like white ...
 

Suggest treatment for continuous puss formation in stitched area

hi i am mr.jovins kuriakose from indore,i had operated my sebacious cyst from downside of my left ear in local anaesthesia and got 3 stiches but after removing the stiches after 8 days countinous puss ...
 

Numbness and swelling in foot after having the stitches for an injury

stitches in my right heel and my left heel was just bruised. It s been six days. Today I was sitting down ... persisted for over an hour and the bottom of my heel was white and felt as though it had fallen asleep ...
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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
 
I had a finger laceration. Now I have seven dissolving stitches. I see like some puss and a little blood coming out. Is this normal?
Hi, Thanks for writing in HCM. If pus or pus like fluid is seen then you need to consult your doctor immediately. Infection of fingers can lead to stiffness and contracture development seriously affecting the dexterity of the hand. Regards
 
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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