A 44-year-old member asked:
can you tell me how to know if my stitches are infected?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
Infection: Signs of infection can include: increased swelling, redness, tenderness, ^ pain, warmth, red streaks, purulent drainage, swollen lymph nodes or fever. If you believe that you have a wound infection please seek medical attention. Take care.
Answered on Apr 6, 2016
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