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How can I tell if MRSA is gone? It's not sore, but it is quite red around drain incision and pulses off and on (not painful) can't tell if it's warm
Question unclear: You may not be able to tell if the organism is "gone". You may have to wait until the area has healed up to know if the infection has resolved. It is not clear whether the treatment was just incision and drainage or involved antibiotics. This is a complex subject and need more information to answer your question accurately. ...Read more
I've recently had an arthroscopy, no.Work was needed, just drained. But one incision hasn't healed.. What's wrong?
Surgery years ago has an incision draining lymph fluid like a faucet dripping. Leg fills with fluid and incision blisters and pop for the fluid to drain. Starting to be painful blisters. Who do I see?
I had stereotactic breast biopsy which formed hematoma which drained through incision for past month. Just stopped. Should I do anything to help heal?
3 weeks after total thyroidectomy there is a small hole in the middle of the incision, nothing is draining, is this normal?
Can be normal: This can be a normal thing, but best to check with your surgeon. ...Read more
Yes, if immediate: It is normal to weep a small amount or watery fluid or slight blood-tinged watery fluid IMMEDIATELY after laser vein surgery (within the first couple of hours). This is the result of the tumescent anesthesia leaking through the laser puncture site in the skin or from the puncture sites made for injecting the numbing fluid (the Xylocaine / Novacaine fluid used to numb the area leaking out). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A friend of mine had a tubal incision 2 weeks ago now it is draining a yellow pink fluid is that normal.. what should she do?
My friend had a tubal incision 2 weeks ago and now has a yellowish pink liquid draining from her bellybutton what does that mean?
Seroma: This could well be nothing more tan a seroma, a collection of serum or tissue fluid, that can collect in an incision and drain. This can be caused by a reaction to suture or just due to surgery. If the area gets red and feels warm then you need to worry about infection. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Had a hernia repair 8 mo ago, the incision just opened and drained grey/brown stuff out. What would cause it just to reopen out of the blue?
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