A member asked:

Surgery almost 2 weeks ago. dissolvable stitches. on one end, stitch is sticking out. abt size of pinky nail. i put neosporin near area. wht do i do?

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Dr. John Feola answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

R/O CELLULITIS: Cellulitis is a superficial skin infection that can be caused after an abrasion or rupture of a boil . Keep the area clean and apply topical antibiotics. Seek prompt evaluation for potential need of oral antibiotics/X-ray /labs. F/U with your doctor if symptoms persist or worsen, oral antibiotics may be needed.

Answered 4/5/2018



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