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How Long Redness Go Away After Stitches
It depends: Hives that areresult of taking penicillin usually resolve in less than a week. However, if you have developed a more severe allergic reaction, lesions may stay longer and may require treatment with anti-histamines and sometimes corticosteroids ("cortisone"). If otc antihstamines such as Cetirizine or Loratadine haven't helped, see a physician. ...Read more
swelling: This depends on many factors including what was done during surgery, age, etc. Simple procedure such as isolated meniscus tears often have very little swelling that resolves in a matter of days. More significant surgeries including ligament reconstruction may take weeks to months to resolve swelling. The presence of arthritis also increases the recurrence of swelling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get treatment: Boils are usually skin infections and should be treated with antibiotics. There are other disorders that may look like boils but may represent auto-immune disease. It would be prudent to see your doctor asap for an evaluation and treatment. Do not just wait for these things to go away. See this site for info. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002445/. ...Read more
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Weeks: Usually a week or two if you swell a lot. The nasal swelling takes longer to resolve. It helps to keep your head elevated above your heart while sleeping for a week or two to bring the swelling down. Also you can soak gauze in ice water and lay them on your eyes for the first few days. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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Permethrin treatment: I', assuming this was used to treat scabies. The mite is killed and the eggs that are under the skin are disabled immediately after treatment. However, the rash is a different matter. Part of the rash is caused by the inflammation of the skin in response to the foreign object of the eggs and mites. It takes weeks after treatment to get rid of residual inflammation after treatment and thus the rash ...Read more
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