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Suggest treatment for infection after missed stitches

I have a wound that is not healing. It was originally a missed stitch. I t is now larger and red in appearance when washed. I placed Neosporin on it and after awhile it seems to have a jelly like appearance. I f I hold off on the Neosporin, it seems to dry up with some light blood some areas, and some scabbing at an edge. When I again put Neosporin on, it turns the whole wound yellow and jelly like. Is the yellowing from the Neosporin or pus. It wipes off and leaves the red appearance again.
Mon, 8 Sep 2014
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I reviewed your history.
These symptoms indicate infection of the wound. This requires treatment by the use of antibiotic ointment and anti-inflammatory drugs.
Do consult your doctor for examination and prescription of drugs.

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