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I had stitches done on the palm of my hand. How can I make sure it is not infected?

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Dr. Annette Occhialini
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Look for these signs

The signs of infection are continued swelling, redness, warmth to touch in the area, fever, pus, and increasing rather than decreasing pain.
If any of the above or if you are in doubt have it seen by a doctor.

In brief: Look for these signs

The signs of infection are continued swelling, redness, warmth to touch in the area, fever, pus, and increasing rather than decreasing pain.
If any of the above or if you are in doubt have it seen by a doctor.
Dr. Annette Occhialini
Dr. Annette Occhialini
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery

In brief: See your MD

Esp if red sore pus coming out nausea vomiting fever chills diarrhea increasing pain.

In brief: See your MD

Esp if red sore pus coming out nausea vomiting fever chills diarrhea increasing pain.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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