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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See your surgeon for: an examination. He might need to take a swab to ensure, what if any infection is responsible for the delayed healing. It might be a deep suture that g ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
What are your: surgeons recommendations? they should be all over this...
Dr. Darrell Latva
42 years experience Podiatry
2 QUESTIONS: I would start w/ two questions: are you diabetic and do you smoke? If the latter......STOP! Sincerely, Dr. Latva

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
If it does not hurt: It is doing well.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Carpal tunnel: If no other symptoms such as swelling or pain or redness, can be normal. Consult your surgeon.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Should be ok: To use something like neosporin and a small band aid over the site. Be sure to check with your surgeon.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Most likely: A normal healing phenomenon. The skin can itch while healing itself back together. Additionally the absorbable stitches placed under the skin can cau ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Surgery: Although this will probably turn out to be nothing worrisome, a good rule of thumb is that anytime something unexpected happens after a surgery, you s ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Surgery induces pain: & tissue changes with associated responses; never a cure, only a trade-off of changes for pre-existing status. Relation symptoms/anatomy is comp ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Buck Parker
17 years experience General Surgery
Yes: It is normal to experience some swelling of the abdomen after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. This should improve over the next couple of weeks. If yo ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raymond Gagliardi
28 years experience General Surgery
Hernia surgery: We occasionally will use a "skin glue" to put the skin layer back together. The muscle underneath is sewn. The incision can look a little red, as yo ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
A different option: Please talk to your surgeon about acupuncture to accelerate healing of your elbow. The acupuncture needles are not placed in the incision site but rat ... Read More
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