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Itching After Surgery
Were is the itching?: Some scar some times itch for a while but you treat them with steroid ointment locally. If the itching some place else right me please. ...Read more
See below: Local measures such as soaking 15-20 minutes in warm water, keep the anal area dry after washing, avoid rubbing or scratching the area. Watch for some acidic foods such as citrus and tomatoes that can irritate the region. Keep bowels soft & regular, use fiber supplements & avoid constipation or straining. Tucks pads may offer some relief. ...Read more
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
After two weeks of oral surgery, my cheek is still swollen and I feel hard lumps on the lower part. It also itches outside. Help?
What kind of surgery: Did you have teeth taken out? If so, it can take up to 6-8 weeks to completely heal. Did you have a one week folliow up? Did you have stitches? Were they supposed to come out on their own or were you to go back? Call the dentist who treated you and tell them you need a folliow up appointment. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have hives all across my stomach after gb surgery 2 days ago I have steri-strips with a orangish chemical underneath it. It itches near incisions ?
I realize i have a hemorrhoid skin tags near my anal, it itches sometime and it makes me scared. Will it go away on its own without surgery?
Anal skin tags: The anal skin tags will not go away without surgery but the symptoms of itching can be controlled. Most anal itching is the result of soilage collecting around the anal tags which makes patient's feel like they aren't clean and results in excess wiping. I typically recommend my patients to keep flushable wipes in their purse as they clean around the tags more thoroughly with less irritation. ...Read more
I have stitches and Dermabond where my pilonidal cyst was. It's been 8 days since the surgery with wide excision & ACell. It itches! What should I do?
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