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Rash After Surgery
Needs to be seen: The possibilities are too numerous to to be able to give you an answer. The biggest concern however is that you could have a complication from surgery including an infection. The best person to call to give you an answer would be the person who did the surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergy most Common.: Always best to inform your surgeon with these types of problems after surgery. Often rashes are allergic reactions secondary to medications used around the time of surgery. Sometimes, solutions used to prep the abdomen may also be responsible for the hypersensitivity reaction. If an allergic reaction becomes systemic (swelling around the airway or difficulty breathing etc.) call 911. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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My son started getting a viral rash yesterday he's happy iin himself. He's due surgery Tuesday how long do viral rashes last?
It varies: Depends on the underlying cause of the rash. If it's viral then typically 2-4 weeks. ...Read more
Its been 1 yr & 5 months since l had a hysterectomy. Is it normal to get hashes in the vaginal area since my surgery been getting a lot of rashes. Why?
What should I do to avoid rashes arouond my anus nd recently I had recovered from fistula in ano thread surgery please tell me ointment?
I had ingrown toenail surgery today and my doc prescribed cephalexin cause I'm allergic to amoxicillin. I feel itchy, no rashes yet. Do I stop taking?
surgery at the end of January. Near one of the incision sites is round red rash. It seems to get worse after I've showered or while working out?
Who Knows..: The site rash may or may not be directly due to the surgery. There is just no way of knowing for sure. Having said that, it would be prudent to keep a watchful eye on the condition. Certain activities can increase the blood flow to the area and cause a temporary redness. To remove all doubt, give your surgeon a call. It may be as easy as using a topical cream to address the condition. ...Read more
My sister had internal surgery via her vigina. Afterwards she have now got a rash on the lips. Highly iterating. What can she do.
Had rash from surgery prep, the rash is gone now but scratched area has darkened and is now peeling (going on for 3 weeks) like sunburn. Help?
Wait: Give it time. If persists, see dermatologist. ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Hi! StephM, How long has been after InterStim implant? Is the rash right on the battery and warm? If the InterStim has been in for weeks / months /?, and the rash is warm and right on the battery, go to see the implanting surgeon now / ASAP to make sure of no infection. If just freshly after implanted, it may be tape-related rash. But, if in doubt, still go to see the implanting urologist soon. ...Read more
Skin rash: The skin rash could be a sign of underlying infection from the stimulator lead. See the surgeon who implanted the stimulator to evaluate the rash as soon as possible. ...Read more
Rash: Some of the surgical "soaps" that are used to disinfect the skin before surgery can be irritating to the skin. If it is a contact dermatitis then benedryl cream will help with the itch and cortisone cream will help with the rash. You should probably at least contact your surgeon to see if he/she wants to evaluate it before treatment. ...Read more
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