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Is it normal for stitches to dissolve a week after surgery?

Is it normal for stitches to dissolve a week after surgery?

Depends: It depends as there are a variety of of types of sutures. Some sutures will dissolve at different times. Some last days and some will last weeks. It also can depend on where they are placed, near the surface or deeper. ...Read more

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Is it normal for stitches to itch after a week?

Is it normal for stitches to itch after a week?

Itchy stitches: Yes. When wounds heal it ' not unusual for them to itch w/ or w/out sutures. Importantly you should rule out other causes for itching: topical antibiotic/tape or suture allergic reaction, wound infection, superinfection w/ yeast or other organisms. As long as the wound is not draining, red, hot or swollen ; you dont have a fever or feel ill, it is probably normal. Call your doc if concerned. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a cyst surgery to bleed the day after?

Is it normal for a cyst surgery to bleed the day after?

Need more info: All depends on where the cyst was and how the surgery was done and how big the cyst was. It is possible to have bleeding but it is not that common. Please return to the physician who did the surgery so that he/she may relieve the bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it normal for dissolvable stiches after a septoplasty to feel very tight.

Is it normal for dissolvable stiches after a septoplasty to feel very tight.

Nose surgery: Suture placed anywhere in the body after surgery will result in swelling in conjunction with whatever procedure was performed. Your bodies natural tectonics is to swell and that represents the feelings encountered after surgery in many instances. Sleep with your head up to with this as well as follow up with you surgeon. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be bloated a few weeks after spinal surgery?

Is it normal to be bloated a few weeks after spinal surgery?

Not uncommon: It is not uncommon to have some degree of bloating after spinal surgery, particularly some of the larger ones. The bowel function can take time to get back to normal which can contribute to this feeling as can perioperative fluid retention among other potential causes. If it persists, dont hesitate to be checked. Thank you, . ...Read more

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Is it normal to have bleeding after a few month after a colon surgery?

Is it normal to have bleeding after a few month after a colon surgery?

No: Melena or hematochezia are not normal. Difference is one is black blood and other is red blood. Depends if blood is when you wipe, before or after bm or during, lots of factors but you should go and see your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your thigh to hurt 8 weeks after scar revision?

Is it normal for your thigh to hurt 8 weeks after scar revision?

Not necessarily: It is difficult to say. Depending on the size and location of the scar and type of procedure performed for revision. If the scar was simply excised and closed it would be unusual to still be significantly sore 8 weeks later. Best to discuss with the surgeon that revised the scar. There may be a small nerve nearby or inflammation of the scar from a reaction to the sutures, etc. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have post-surgical wound leakage 8 days after surgery?

Is it normal to have post-surgical wound leakage 8 days after surgery?

Not usually: While this is not normal, it often depends upon the type of operation, location, as well as the quality and quantity of the drainage. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a skin cyst surgery to bleed a little the day after?

Is it normal for a skin cyst surgery to bleed a little the day after?

Normal or Healthy?: Big distinction, normal=usual/common/average; little relation to wisdom/excellence/etc. Study: https://www.google.com/#q=milton%20alvis%20youtube for crucial basic wisdom. Anytime blood vessels are severed (capillaries&larger) bleeding occurs. The clotting system (platelets & 12 proteins, combined with no longer being adjacent to endothelial cells) which triggers blood to become solid&stop leaks. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the wrist to be swollen one month after removing a cast (after a fracture)? How long before the swelling and pain subside?

Is it normal for the wrist to be swollen one month after removing a cast (after a fracture)? How long before the swelling and pain subside?

I can be: After a wrist fracture it is normal to have pain and swelling for many months sometimes as long a 6 months to a year. Therapy can help reduce the swelling and improve your motion. See your doctor to make sure nothing else is going on and that this is normal soreness after a fracture. ...Read more

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How long will it takes to heal a cesarean wound? It is alright to exercise after 7 months of operation?

How long will it takes to heal a cesarean wound? It is alright to exercise after 7 months of operation?

6 weeks: Typical wound healing is around 6 weeks to achieve good strength of the wound. By 8 weeks post op it is considered safe to return to doing abdominal exercises - like crunches, sit-ups, etc. By 2-4 weeks post-op walking is usually allright. By 7 months wound healing is complete and it is safe to do exercises of any & all kinds. ...Read more

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Is it normal for me to still bleed six weeks after delivery? Is there a medication to stop it

Is it normal for me to still bleed six weeks after delivery? Is there a medication to stop it

Yes: Yes it is normal to bleed six weeks after delivery and yes ---- there is something you can take. There are birth control pills ---- but first consult with your Ob Gyn ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed after a laparoscopy for 3 weeks?

Is it normal to bleed after a laparoscopy for 3 weeks?

Normally , no: Normally should not bleed for 3 wks, some times port site may bleed for day , also depends on procedure , speak to your surgeon. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a ruptured eardrum to still hurt after two days of antibiotics?

Is it normal for a ruptured eardrum to still hurt after two days of antibiotics?

Occasionally: After your ear drum ruptures, the pain is usually resolved. With infection still present it could hurt. The ear drum could have also rehealed and pressure built back up, even after 2 days. Need to see an ent. ...Read more

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Is it normal to still be bleeding days after my surgery?

Is it normal to still be bleeding days after my surgery?

Not usually: After most operations, there is minimal or no bleeding. Depending on the kind of wound you have, you may experience small amounts of bleeding for a short time afterwards. If you are still having bleeding and it has been several days, call your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal for sitches to itch after 3. Months of surgery?

Is it normal for sitches to itch after 3. Months of surgery?

Stiches: Are usually removed in 1-2 weeks of surgery depending on the situation. Itching with healing is common. See your surgeon for an exam. ...Read more