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Surgical Wounds Questions

I had a C-section about 4 weeks ago. There is an opening on one side of the wound, with purulent discharge. What can I use to dress the wound?
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I had a C-section about 4 weeks ago. There is an opening on one side of the wound, with purulent discharge. What can I use to dress the wound? Should I see my physician? Read more
Post op 9/25 colostomy reversal a small .1 cm area will not close. Is it a stitch that didn't dissolve?
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The incision was left open with daily wet to dry dressings and healed nicely. This small area remains irritated and infected. Could it be a stitch that did not dissolve that is keeping the wound irritated? What... Read more
Surgical incision from 3 hernia operations isn't healing. Should we go to a wound center?
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My husband has had three hernia surgeries through same incision. Each one was a year apart and now that incision is not healing. He is 80. I have been told a wound clinic would help, but if that is true, why do... Read more
surgery four years drains and scabs
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Spinal surgery with plate screwed to base of skull,rods and screws from c1 to c 6 ,four years ago and continues to drain. When scabs drop off ,draining continues. I'm a diebetic patient. Patient allowed scab to... Read more
I am a type 2 diabetic controled by medication and diet. My recent A1C was 5.8
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I will be having a double knee replacement. What concerns should I have about wound care and healing? Read more
Should I return to work with open wounds?
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Approximately, two months ago had a brachioplasty. Complications occurred when the incisions opened up. Short story my skin would not hold the sutures. I have to let the wounds heal from the inside out under bo... Read more

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