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Redness and itchy on stitches

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Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin MD

, swollen red and itchy ears, hives on my scalp in addition to my palms which were now red, hot ...Could I be having an allergic reaction to dissolvable stitches? I had a laparascopic... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Vaibhav Gandhi MD

I had stitches removed from my knee today and it's red, painful, itchy and there is pus. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Hari Charan Perigela MD

i recently got stitches took out my leg on the fifth of january and the spot where the stitces were is red around the sore is that normal its not bleeding or anything it jus looks as if its irritated still ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Hari Charan Perigela ( General Surgeon)
Dr.  P. T. Patil MD

Thank you for your e-mail. I had a circumcision 4 weeks ago. Some of the stitches are still there and I have the same redness that I had before the surgery. I had a appt with a DR to ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. P. T. Patil ( Urologist)
Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari MD

and has been taking. 15ml twice a day. She still has redness around her stitches, and a low grade fever ... and was given two layers of stitches. She started a course of augmenten. To tak 12ml twice a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari ( Pediatrician)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani MD

I had stitches in my forehead last friday, and the stitches were removed on wednesday. Since then I have developed a very red, crusty, itchy rash all around the area that I had the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

I have stitches from getting cut by a shard of glass on my hip. The stitches have became red, swollen, itchy, and are painful to even touch. I ve been using neosporin like I was advised, and... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash ( Ophthalmologist)
Dr. Siddiq Ullah Shah MD

are itchy, red, and raised lump. I have been cleaning area with Alcohol, and soap and water. Should I take a Claritin? Still itchy red and raised ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Siddiq Ullah Shah ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Piyush Kumar MD

and I ve been putting a small amount of Vaseline on the stitches to keep the edges moist. But as of yesterday I noticed a red itchy rash starting around the stitches. Is this anything to be... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Piyush Kumar ( Dermatologist)
Dr. P .T.Patil MD

i recently had stitches on my knee . the would seems to be healing nicely. no puss or fluid leakage and no fever or chills. however, a large area surrounding the wound has become red, itchy and warm to... View answer

Answered by : Dr. P .T.Patil ( General Surgeon)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Kalpana Pathak MD

Hi, Thanks for writing to us. Its normal to have redness and slight itching around stitches. If its too severe,please meet your doctor so that the area can be examined for any irritant dermatitis and proper...

Dr. BALAJI R MD

Welcome to Healthcare Magic.....Itching along the stitches is indicative of healing most often.....Just make sure that there is no redness or fever that may be an indicator of infection.. If it does not...

Dr. Shanthi.E MD

If the area is draining pus, or if it is red and painful, it shows that it is infected.