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Internal Sutures Coming Out
Stool Leakage: This uncomfortable sign is usually means there is a problem in the rectum or colon. You may have diarrhea. Your description may be enhanced so that i can make a better answer...Are you on alli? Any other medications? Are you sexually active? Have you used any toys in your anus? But, in general this is diarrhea and you may need to figure out why this is happening to you. ...Read more
For surgeons, the term suture is used as verb or a noun. A surgeon will suture (stitch-up) an incision with sutures (stiches). For anatomist, a suture is a rigid joint between hard parts. For example, the top of the adult skull has wavy lines running down the middle, and on the sides. These are cranial sutures, and represent where the separate ...Read more
Had stiches. Nurse opened stiches yestrday by cutting them from outside. Came home. Saw thread still inside the skin. Its normal? Or consult doctr?
Robotic surgery 2 wks ago. Glue on umbilical incision fell off. 90% closed, 10% teeny opening. No bleeding, pain, or discharge. Can it heal naturally?
Knocked into stone column then fell to ground. Caused laceration on back of head, 3 staples. Is an X-ray sufficient to rule out internal bleeding?
6wks post shoulder surg. Int. Stitches-ext. Glue on 5in incision. Int r not dissolving, pushing out, cause inf. Why? 2x dr reopened & removed parts.
Yes: Less common in girls due to short urethra, but can leak etc. Balloon deflation is a known item. ...Read more
Surgery last week. Dissolvable stitches. At end, there are stitches sticking out. Bleed after small tug(thought dead skin). Little prickle now. Help?
Its ok: This sounds "normal", but you may want to call your surgeon to be sure. You should have a postop appointment coming soon as well. Maybe you could call and ask to be seen earlier. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I had stitches removed & tape placed. The tape fell off and there is white underneath the cut and yellowish pus coming out. Is this normal or infected?
Lots of ways!: There are many places in the eye which could be described as having "membranes". Each has their own technique of surgical approach.There are many great videos on youtube of eye surgeries, including cataract, pterygium, laser vision correction /lasik, and epiretinal membrane. You should search and view these. Who knows, you may be a budding eye surgeon! good viewing! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Phimosis?: I am assuming that you mean the head, or glans, of your penis is not able to be seen, or that you can no longer retract the foreskin over the glans to reveal it. This is a condition known as "phimosis". It usually requires treatment to correct, either topical steroids or a formal circumcision, because it can become a hygeine issue, or worse, get stuck in the retracted position. Go see your doc! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Time to see Doctor: I do not know what else we can offer here other than to say a physician needs to see you and examine you to determine what is wrong and how to fix it. ...Read more
My sutures came out 5 days post wisdom tooth removed but there still look like a hole back there with white gooey stuff? Is this dry socket?
Infected socket: At 5-7 days a "hole"will be seen in your jawbone. It may be deep enough to trap food. When the clot is dislodged or lost, the bone becomes exposed and this is called alveolar osteitis or dry socket. This may be painful and begin on the second to fourth day and last more than 10 days. Bacteria colonizing in the socket can lead to inflammatory changes which can become infected. See Dr. right away. ...Read more
Not removed: While they cannot be removed, they can get better in terms of reduced size and symptoms. This can be done with of a variety of medications in cream and suppository forms, as well as managing bowel habits and the use of soaking in water with or without medication in it. Consider a consultation with a colorectal surgeon or your primary care to find out what's best for you. Hope this helps! ...Read more
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