I'm experiencing a burning in my neck , itching and sharp stabbing.Are these all normal symptoms. I also had large scabbing which are now almost all coming off but....they are leaving the stitched area red. Is that also normal once the scab is off to be a little red? I also still have the self dissolving stitches exposed. Is that normal and how long for thses symptoms to persist?
You should visit with your surgeon and get his/her evaluation and recommendation. Dissolvable sutures are designed to cause mild inflammation in order to dissolve. Perhaps your body is reacting to the sutures too much, and you may benefit from an adjustment in your wound care.
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