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Itchy Whelps Stitches
Stitches: how old is your son? Depending on age, he should be able to tell you if it is pain or itching. When skin healing occurs, itching can often be a symptom. More information is needed to make an accurate assessment. Where are the sutures? An examination would be able to determine if there is an infection starting or if it is normal healing skin after sutures. ...Read more
Nearly 2 years after my episiotomy - i always suffer itchiness and its always sore. Stitches fell out early. Should i worry?
I had an appendix removal and one of the dissolvable stitches hasn't dissolved. Its been 2 years. A little bit is sticking out and is itchy sometimes?
My surgery wound is angry red and itchy so I pulled one of the scabs and puss oozed out and I see my stitch but they where suppose to disolve.what2do?
Call your doctor: Contact your doctor's office for followup. Redressing of the wound along with possible antibiotics may be needed if an infection is present or wound is not healing properly ...Read more
Got steri strips put on after getting my stitches out and the doc knew i'm allergic to adhesive. It's beginning to get very itchy. Plz help?
I had a mole removed from my side back 12 days ago the stitches are now out its itchy and today I noticed a lump under scar is this normal? No pus
Probably yes: Site location, size (length), and what type of suturing was done will change was the site feels and looks like. Often, suturing under skin (dissolving type usually) will provide the lump you feel. It will take remodeling time for it to soften and lay flat. Itching is not uncommon, and often relates to swelling changes or irritation of surface by clothing/ointments, etc. Normal healing is months ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My so got stitches on the crease of his big toe (awkward spot) and now has a white itchy bump, blister like but harder, that's on his toe. Infection?
It does not sound : Like an infection but since we cat see it bring your son back to the doc to take a look or somehow post a picture for further comment. Infections are usually red, Or if there is a pus this is another sign of infection. The sutures might just be a little tight and that is the "itchy bump"..... ...Read more
I have an itchy rash on my leg 1 week after punch biopsy around the wound. what can I do? Dr said to use neosporin and bandaid until stitches come out
The itchy rash: may be an allergy to the bandaid or the ointment. see your dermatologist again for correct diagnosis and treatment ...Read more