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Just had stitches removed from a pilonidal cyst excision. the wound was not fully healed and one day later it won't stop bleeding. what can i do?

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Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Here are some...: Minor bleeding of various degree is expected at this stage of healing. All what you have to do is flush the wound for cleansing, paint it with betadine solution, and place 4x4 gauze with some pressure as long as having no bleeding tendency. This wound takes time to heal - as long as 1-3 months depending on its size and personal healing ability. Of course, ask your surgeon as needed.
Last updated Jan 25, 2018


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