A 16-year-old male asked:
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My son has an appendectomy 5 weeks ago. What are symptoms of a suture allergy? He has had severe pain since. Sutures have broken through incision.

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Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience in Pediatrics
Body extruding fb: sutures are a foreign body, and your son's body will push them out, most likely subcutaneous sutures, should be okay if no fever and no vomiting
Answered on May 5, 2016

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