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"I had an appendix surgery, after a week the stitches were removed, then two days after, water started coming out from the wound, it was reopened, cleaned for two days and restitched. I was told to come back after ten days. do I have to go for dressing of the stitched area or wait till ten days. mean while today is the fourth day and it still hurts so much"

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    A 32 years year old female asked:
    3 years ago
    I had an appendix surgery, after a week the stitches were removed, then two days after, water started coming out from the wound, it was reopened, cleaned for two days and restitched. I was told to come back after ten days. do I have to go for dressing of the stitched area or wait till ten days. mean while today is the fourth day and it still hurts so much
    Dr. Bolaji A answered:
    3 years ago
    Good evening madam. sorry about these issues. you should go back for dressing/review. you don't have to wait for the 10 days before going back to the hospital. this should have been part of the post operative plans your surgeon should have discussed with you. I wish you a speedy recovery
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