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incision bleeding 2 weeks after surgery

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience 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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Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Can be: You probably had a blood clot below the incision and it is still coming out. See the surgeon.
Dr. Ikram Farooqi
30 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Should be healed by now.

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience 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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Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Dry sterile dressing: Put a dry sterile dressing over it. The incision will heal no differently (except taking a bit longer) than if the skin edges stayed together. Never ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: You should be fine. Tell your doctor. A steristrip might be helpful.
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A male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
More information: is needed to help you with this. What kind of surgery did you have?Are there other signs or symptoms ? It could be infection or nerve injury . Please ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Sounds like you had some wound breakdown which could have been caused by an infection. You should see your surgeon.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bret Boyle
27 years experience Wound care
Maybe: Because inflammation due to the trauma of surgery can cause fluid collection and "induration" which is a hard feel to the tissue.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Surfield
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes, but unlikely: A majority of the infections happen at the 7-10 day time frame.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Tissenbaum
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Remove: Get to a health provider who can remove them properly

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