Holes in incision lines - I have these holes that keep reappearing. (photo)
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Incision Infection Issues
You didn't indicate how far post op you are. It is not uncommon to have sutures "spit" a month or two post op creating a small, superficial opening which typically heals well and quickly. If you have an ongoing infection issues and delayed wound closure post op, it is important that you be followed closely and have your Plastic Surgeon assess your healing regularly.
All the best
Incision not healing
Sorry your having slow to heal areas. Work closely with you surgeon and see them frequently. It could be from suture material. If so, that can be easily treated by removing the sutures. Otherwise your surgeon probably cultured the area and put you on appropriate antibiotics. Hang in there it will close with the right care.
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Holes in incision lines
'Holes' are stitch abscesses
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