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Swollen red itchy 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. Raju A.T MD

stitches (4) to his lower right XXXXXXX area. For the past 2 days,, there has been an area approximately the size of a lime that is red, tender and pitting to the inside of the trauma area. Today, the area... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Raju A.T ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari MD

swollen. red and she had a low grade fever . On 10th/20/14 she was switched to bactrim as her antibiotic and has been taking. 15ml twice a day. She still has redness around her stitches, and a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Rakhi Tayal MD

About a week ago I had a large anal tag removed. The stitches ripped open at the first bm and I've had bleeding almost every day when going to the bathroom. It doesn't look infected but is swollen ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakhi Tayal ( OBGYN)
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)

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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,... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash ( Ophthalmologist)
Dr. Christian Samuelson MD

I cut my index finger 7 days ago and had 12 stiches placed. They run on the outside of the finger but have noticed my knuckle is swollen. No redness or puss, just a little swollen. My finger is in a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Christian Samuelson ( Anesthesiologist)
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)
Dr.  Alpana Rani MD

i had a spot removed from my lower left leg & it took 7 stitches i was instructed to apply neosporin or any antibiotic ointment daily & cover w/ bandaid it was red & a little swollen at first but its ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Alpana Rani ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

. It was stitched and healed a little but then the stitches busted and they couldn t re-stitch it again. If look huge and swollen its very read and painful. I m guessing its deffinatly infected... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Prasad MD

Swollen lymphnodes perhaps...

Dr.  Saurabh Gupta MD

Hi.Pus coming out from stiches and swelling indicates infection. I suggest you to consult your doctor for drainage and appropriate antibiotic treatment.

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Kanodia MD

Hi, Stitches, 16 in number depicts that you have had bad injury on the lower lip region. It takes almost 2 months for complete healing. You can apply Thrombophob Gel (Heparin Sodium) over the affected area to get...