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bleeding from incision after surgery

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Depends: Some times wound will be left open or partially closed if it is ruptured appendix then it is normal, or wound is completely closed, shows blood , need ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Pressure: Gentle direct pressure, mostly aimed at "pinching" edges of wound together/closed and hold for ten minutes. If stops, cover with bandaid and call dr's ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breast surgery ?'s: Depending on what the cause was for "breast surgery", what is described may indicate an infection at the incision site, which may require surgical dra ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience in Family Medicine
Probably: You should be fine. Tell your doctor. A steristrip might be helpful.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Contact your surgeon: You need to call your surgeon and advise him/her of these symptoms.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience in General Surgery
Scar ridge: Depending on the size and location of the incision a scar ridge forms as a normal part of the healing process. The scar can feel hard and the ridge ca ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Surfield
19 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Yes, but unlikely: A majority of the infections happen at the 7-10 day time frame.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Tissenbaum
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Remove: Get to a health provider who can remove them properly
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Not a problem: Probably is not, specially if stopped already, that could happens if small amount of blood accumulates under the skin and need to drain.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Rosato
35 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Bleeding: Bleeding can occur at any time after surgery until you are healed. At day 7-10 the body has released chemicals to break up clotted blood. Sometimes a ... Read More
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