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My lip swelling after stitches removed

i got stitches on my lower left lip(both inside and outside) 2 weeks ago and they are removed 1 week ago....after the stitches are removed my lips looked fine, but now its swelling every day and i am slightly feeling it painful...is it normal or should i go back to my doctor..??
Fri, 29 Apr 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
hi
after stitch removal ,nothing can happen
u have pain and swelling
u have sign of infection
dont waste time consult doctor
he will prescribe antibiotic and analgesic medicine
dont take it lightly,its not serious thing
but we should care for it
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