A 29-year-old female asked:
What is the unusal swelling around the surgical wound 5 day after sistruk procedure?
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Dr. Lonnie Smithanswered
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 41 years experience
Possible wound prob: You should check with your surgeon to make sure there is no wound infection. It may be normal post operative swelling and inflammation,
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