A 35-year-old female asked:
i had stitches on my forehead and an allergic reaction to the tape. the tape is off and the skin is healing, but its swollen when i wake up in the am.
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
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659 viewsAnswered Jan 16, 2021
General Surgery 31 years experience
Possibly: The swelling could be due to the healing of the wound. If the swelling is from the allergic tape reaction, you could apply topical Benedryl. Ice will also help.
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Last updated Jan 16, 2021
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