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A 38-year-old female asked about a 71-year-old male:

Is is normal to still feel the pain after the staph infection surgery?

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes it's possible..: I presume u had debridement of necrotic tissue or incision and drainage of abscess. Ur pain could be from the incision of the superficial nerves or pressure on nerves and soft tissue from the associated swelling and scar tissue. Applying warm pack and taking tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen may help relieve the pain.Follow up with ur dr. God bless u and mabuhay!

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