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6 days post op umbilical hernia repair, 34 year old male. incision is bleeding. should I go to the ER or wait it out and let it scab over?

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Apply pressure

If the bleeding does not stop within 5 minutes, a visit to the ER may be necessary.
Also if you have any other bleeding risks, be seen. All the best.

In brief: Apply pressure

If the bleeding does not stop within 5 minutes, a visit to the ER may be necessary.
Also if you have any other bleeding risks, be seen. All the best.
Thank

In brief: Up to you

most of the time scab will form , call your surgeon for advise.

In brief: Up to you

most of the time scab will form , call your surgeon for advise.
Thank
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