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Doctor insights on: Lump In Lips After Stitches

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I got a spit lip 9 weeks ago that needed stitches and now there is a hard lump scar wich makes my lip look fat. Will that soffen and go away in time?

I got a spit lip 9 weeks ago that needed stitches and now there is a hard lump scar wich makes my lip look fat. Will that soffen and go away in time?

Possibly: Scarring can take a while for that to heal. If there is pain or if it does does not look right I would probably see the doctor that did the stitches and if not see a plastic surgeon have a nice day. ...Read more

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Child split lip will require stitches or no?

Child split lip will require stitches or no?

Maybe, maybe not: Generally, if the cut is limited to the red of the lips, it is ususlly left open to self heal. Bacteriostatic factors in saliva keep it from festering. If the cut crosses over into the junction between facial skin and the red, stitches may be needed to line up the edges and prevent healing in a jaged line. ...Read more

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Why is my lip wound still open after stitches removed?

Why is my lip wound still open after stitches removed?

If it: Opened again completely then the sutures were removed too soon or you accidentally re-traumatized the area before healing matured or both. ...Read more

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Lip got split in half from fight can it heal without stitches?

Depends how deep: If it's not split too deep or wide then it can heal on its own. If the bleeding stops and doesn't keep restarting it should be O.K. Otherwise see your dentist or physician. ...Read more

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Hi! My sibling hit his lip. There's a cut, how do I know if he needs stitches?

Hi! My sibling hit his lip. There's a cut, how do I know if he needs stitches?

Clinical: Judgment. If the laceration is deep or bleeding persist get it examined. ...Read more

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Had lymphnode excision done last wk, now there's a hard lump under stitches bout 1x1.5in big could it be a seroma?

Could be: So you should consult with your surgeon. If it is a fluid collection, he can remove it for you. ...Read more

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How many days does it take to heal the wounds on lower lip&inner tissues which was cut during accident&stitches are also done by emergency Dr.

How many days does it take to heal the wounds on lower lip&inner tissues which was cut during accident&stitches are also done by emergency Dr.

Few days: Wounds in this area usually heals very quickly, as the wound get sealed in few days but full strength takes longer time.
The things that can delay healing are poor nutrition, smoking, wound infection and immune suppressing medications ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a brown skin lump from having stitches?

Is it normal to have a brown skin lump from having stitches?

Yes: Any trauma to skin including sutures can cause pigmentation and scar formation. See a plastic surgeon if this bothers you. ...Read more

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I have small, movable lumps inside my lips. They don't hurt, and aren't getting bigger. What are they?

I have small, movable lumps inside my lips. They don't hurt, and aren't getting bigger. What are they?

Probable cysts: Please consult a dentist or an oral surgeon. Cannot be visualized here; however, sounds like mucous retention cysts. ...Read more

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Infected lip stitch, any help?

Remove?: If infected, it probably needs removing, but you should speak to your provider. ...Read more

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Is it possible for doctors to stitch inside your lip?

Is it possible for doctors to stitch inside your lip?

Yes: It is easy to stitch the inside of the lip. Only necessary if it is a deep laceration as it usually heals on its own fairly quickly. ...Read more

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Will vaseline help the recovery time of a stitched lip?

Will vaseline help the recovery time of a stitched lip?

In addition,: Covering the stitch with vaseline, Will allow the wound to heal from the inside, will prevent drying and subsequently produce less visible scarring ...Read more

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I bit my boyfriends lip really hard and there's a lump now?

I bit my boyfriends lip really hard and there's a lump now?

Probably bled: More than likely you caused bleeding inside the lip, and this formed a fibrous clot that now feels like a lump. If that, it will, slowly resorb. But it could be more serious like an infection/abscess, that may need antibiotic and surgical drainage/removal. A human bite is the dirtiest and most dangerous in the animal kingdom. Is he still ur boyfriend? Young woman, never do that again (or, guy, run). ...Read more

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Small lump on right side of lip not painful or noticeable?

Small lump on right side of lip not painful or noticeable?

If it's not painful: Watch it and see if it is improving. Of not is getting better you willbw fine. If is not getting better see your dentist or endodontist for an evaluation ...Read more

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Sensitive lump near top of lip inside skin, not visible. What could it be??

Lump inside lip: Could be simple sebaceous cyst. Could be small blocked mucous duct. Hot compresses can help "draw it out". Try not to poke, press, squeeze it. If no better or worse in next 3-5 days, have a healthcare provider take a look. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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A lump inside lip? You cant see it, I can only feel iy when I squeeze lip. No pain

A lump inside lip? You cant see it, I can only feel iy when I squeeze lip. No pain

Show dermatologist: Or primary care, may need biopsy or may be gland, but find out ...Read more

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I had a mass removed from my finger one stitch looks red do you think it's getting unfectes?

I had a mass removed from my finger one stitch looks red do you think it's getting unfectes?

Call your doctor.: Without seeing it, it's hard to say. Stitches keep wounds closed while they heal and they are a bit irritating to the body, so sometimes the skin where the stitch is placed will appear pink/red- but sometimes that's the first sign of an infection.

Please call the provider who did the procedure. They will want to know about any problems you are having, and will likely want to see the area. ...Read more

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I had a lipoma removed on my ribcage 9 days ago, stitches still haven't dissolved. Should I still feel a lump there?

I had a lipoma removed on my ribcage 9 days ago, stitches still haven't dissolved. Should I still feel a lump there?

Yes possible: Yes some times small amount of fluid (seroma) collects in the lipoma site will take couple wks to clear completely, so is your stitches speak to your surgeon. ...Read more

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I had a mass removed from my four finger a week a go desolve stitches pain shoots through like lightening what is it?

Nerve irritation: I am not certain but it could be that the stitch is close to a nerve and it is irritated. I recommend you go back to the doctor who removed the mass and ask them to remove the stitches if the doctor agrees. ...Read more

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I had a mass removed from my back and in follow up visit they have to removed blood and liquid acummulated around my internal stitches, why is that?

I had a mass removed from my back and in follow up visit they have to removed blood and liquid acummulated around my internal stitches, why is that?

Mass: You may have developed a seroma or hematoma that the surgeon thought would impede healing; by lessening the pressure of the fluid (blood) there will be less tension on the suture sites and healing can better take place. They should just ensure that there is no underlying infection. ...Read more