Incision re-opened after stitches removed- do i need to be restitched? please help! my doctor is out of the office! (photo)
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Open Wound After Surgery
Healing will go on for 2-3 months for the early period. There may be some swelling, bruising, malposition, color differences. Sensation will be abnormal. Scars will be changing. If my patients have concerns that something is unusual about their healing process, it is important for them to call the office and discuss these concerns or come in to be examined.
You should definitely visit your surgeon if you have this incision open and need it restitched. In the chance that it remains open there is always the possibility of infection or improper healing. Good luck!
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