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Is Yellowish Skin Around My Stitches Normal
Had a simple vulvectomy 5 wks ago-area of over-granulation tissue removed-no VIN. Wound healing well altho 1 stitch opened. Still have pain- normal?
I had stitches removed yesterday around my eye. Today i notice there is yellow skin like on the closed wound. Is that normal?
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?
I fell and split the front of my head open resulting in 6 stitches 8 days ago. I am feeling really tired, is this normal? No x-rays were taken.
Head contusion: Sorry for your accident. After even a mild concussion do not do activities that can compromise your health and cause further head injury. Avoid tasks that require concentration or complicated thinking. Schedule an appointment with your PCP for evaluation and imaging. Also follow the advice of your health care provider. Be well. ...Read more
Circumcision week ago. Requested 10% from tip to be removed. Looks like the foreskin is pulled back n stitched with skin of shaft. Is this normal?
Post op care: Most of the doctors here will defer these surgery questions to the doctor providing care in person. It sounds normal, but any concerns must be raised with the professional caring for you. ...Read more
I had a cut on side of my eyebrow ad had 4 stitches not it has healed, but left a red patch alittle bit harder than normal skin. How can I get rid ?
Scab fell off my wound from surgery after a bath. It was yellow/green. Can see stitches now through the "hole" left behind. Is this normal?
Call your surgeon: The sutures that your are seeing may be absorbable sutures that "dissolves" over several weeks. If you have redness, increased pain, fever, or pus like drainage see your doctor right away as you may be getting a wound infection. As far as the "hole" I would keep this area clean and dry and covered with a sterile gauze. Do not let moisture get into the wound. Ask your surgeon! ...Read more
Punch biopsey on arm, 4 (v tight) stitches removed 12 days ago. Now 3mm white thread end just emerged thru skin. Dr says it happens. Is it normal?
Probably, sort of :): Could either be a small thread of fibrous tissue from the skin edges coming through (part of you), or could be a small piece, or potentially the whole of, one of those stitches if they accidentally cut the knot off the stitch rather than clipping one side and pulling through. Could try pulling on thru. If swelling, bleeding, oozing, pain then see doc. ...Read more
10 days ago had a sebaceous cyst removed from head. Dissolving stitches- very tender spot on one side next to stitches- is this normal?
I had surgery on my foot 3 weeks ago stitches are off and the skin around the cut is peeling off, I could see the second layer skin is it normal?
Had a ganglion cyst removed from hand. Three stitches. When the stitches were removed, incision was still open. Is this normal? Skin didn't close?
Had a back mole removed about a week ago. Area has a scab and still a bit of dissolvable stitch. The skin around the area is red but no puss - normal?
Yes: Totally normal. If not better within a week, see Doc for reevaluation. ...Read more
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