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I got stitches on top of my foot last tuesday. It is bleeding alittle. Is it normal that it bleeds alittle?
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Dr. Ray Tidman
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree
In brief: Bleeding after 48 hr
I am reading this on a thursday, that implies 2 days or 9 days after stitches.
Bleeding then is not nl healing. See your doc. It could be infected, or have a retained foreign body or both.

In brief: Bleeding after 48 hr
I am reading this on a thursday, that implies 2 days or 9 days after stitches.
Bleeding then is not nl healing. See your doc. It could be infected, or have a retained foreign body or both.
Dr. Ray Tidman
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not healing
Bleeding after suturing is a sign of either blood being very thin or re-injury - blood is a rich medium for bacteria - apply neosporin to area and keep this area covered do not unwrap for 4 days.
If no improvement need check up with your doctor.

In brief: Not healing
Bleeding after suturing is a sign of either blood being very thin or re-injury - blood is a rich medium for bacteria - apply neosporin to area and keep this area covered do not unwrap for 4 days.
If no improvement need check up with your doctor.
Dr. Vasu Brown
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