A 31-year-old member asked:
Is swelling around a puncture wound considered normal?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Yes, but..: While all injuries get some swelling, swelling can also be a sign of bleeding underneath the skin, or infection. Best to get evaluated by an md to make sure these complications are not occurring.
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Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Yes: Be careful about infection. Get it checked!
4.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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