I had a lipoma removed from my inner thigh last week ,Could you please advise if the below dissolvable stitches are infected and should i visit the Doctor , he's travelling now , is it urgent ?
Infected Stitches After Lipoma Removal From Inner Thigh? (photo)
Doctor Answers (2)
There is usually pain and some drainage if there is an infection. there may also be some redness. Call your doctors office
The sutures should be removed, if there is puss, it should be cultured and put on antibiotics.
If your doctor is out of town, some other doctor is covering for him who can see you.
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