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Skin redness near stitches

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Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin MD

in dissolvable stitches below the skin and then another row of stitches to close the wound. About three or four ...Could I be having an allergic reaction to dissolvable stitches? I had a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. G.Srinivasan MD

chromium 3-0 for stitches. And Some stitches wires are embedded inside skin and cause little discomfort sometimes during erection and pulling foreskin back,2-3 small yellow dots are also there... View answer

Answered by : Dr. G.Srinivasan ( Urologist)
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.   Prof. Kunal Saha MD

I had circumcision three months ago. Everything healed well but there is still thick swollen skin where once the stitches were present. Is this permanent? how can I get rid of it? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. T Chandrakant MD

Hi, I had a skin bump near my ear. The doctor used a technique that cut out the entire small lump until there were clear edges. (He also used the burning technique. He found a suture from a surgery one ... View answer

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Dr.  Karl Logan MD

like the skin is kind of growing over the stitch. I don t know how to clean that stuff out... I plan ...My son is 6 and has 12 stitches on his left forearm. They were supposed to stay in for 14 days ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Karl Logan ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Sunil Kumar Gupta MD

the second knuckle joint up past the first knuckle joint and so there was a flap of skin which has been stitched. The problem is that this flap is now a dark red colour and is numb to the touch. Is... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sunil Kumar Gupta ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

I recently cut my elbow and had to get stitches about 7-8 days ago. The first few days everything seemed pretty normal until about a day or 2 ago. My stitches are VERY tight and are cutting into my... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani MD

i had a wle a week ago and while the wound is absolutely looking great, where the stitches enter my skin has become red and sore. I had a more cosmetically pleasing single line stitch and still... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.   Kerry Pottinger MD

at the time I got the stitches put in). There isn t any redness, but the skin around the site is white ...I cut my middle finger pretty badly right near the nail a couple of days ago and had to... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kerry Pottinger ( Anesthesiologist)

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. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

Hello, this sounds like an infection. Further symptoms you may detect include increased temperature locally, redness, pain and swelling. You can compare the temperature of the wound with the temperature of a healthy...

Dr. Ronald Schubert MD

Thanks for contacting HCM. I am sorry to hear that your husband stitches were placed 3 weeks ago and they are now becoming infected. Stitches should be removed 7-10 days after being placed. From your...