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Improper removal of stitches from forehead, now have frequent pain, headache, fever. Infection?

Hello, about 1 month ago I went to a med center to have stitches removed from my forehead about 1 week & a half ago I noticed a stitch was sticking out.. I think that doctor didn t properly remove all of them. Now I m experiencing pain, frequent headaches & fever . I m concerned of infection. Is this possible & should I go to er and have this removed properly?
Asked On : Wed, 24 Oct 2012
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First thing to be done is that if one stitch is left please getvit removed otherwise no body can rule out chance of infection .Why move all over with a foreign body not required .Your worry will be over
Dr Lal
Answered: Sat, 30 Nov 2013
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