A 46-year-old member asked:
what does an infected incision site look like?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Diane Minich answered
37 years experience Family Medicine
Red, warm, pus: The area would be red, warm, indurated, and possibly pussy drainage.
Answered on Sep 4, 2013
Dr. Hashmat Rajput answered
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Infected site: The incision site would be red, swollen and hot to touch. The cut skin sides are not joined together by staples or sutures there may be drainage of purulent fluid with smell or bubbly crepitus underneath the skin. It can be superficial, deep in fascia or in the organ inside. Thanks.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013
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