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I had a type of growth removed from my upper outer thigh. I have 4 stitches which are bleeding is this normal?
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Wound bleeding.
Put pressure over it.
Avoid Aspirin or antiinflamatories that prolong bleeding. May put ice paks on top. Keep wound clean with soap and water. In doubt show it to whoever sutured it.

In brief: Wound bleeding.
Put pressure over it.
Avoid Aspirin or antiinflamatories that prolong bleeding. May put ice paks on top. Keep wound clean with soap and water. In doubt show it to whoever sutured it.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Jane Chung
It is normal or expected if you see some spotting 1-2 days after the procedure. Put some extra pressure and ice pack can help. If it bleeds more than 2-3 days, you have to see the doctor who did the procedure on you. There may be a wound open.
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