My leg is still a bit swollen from stitches?

Answer First of all, the nurse checked the wound before removing the stitches. No problem.Problem is, she didn't apply steri strips to hold the wound closed.You should have gone back, but you didn'tNo, i... Read More »

Top Q&A For: My leg is still a bit swollen from stitches

My knee is swollen and bruised on the lower kneecap i fell rollerblading its been a week and its still swollen and bruised it hurts to extend it im 13 years old whats wrong?

It is going to take a few weeks for the swelling to go down. Go see a doctor to have an x-ray and a MRI done to make sure that you did not tear anything in your knee. I also hurt my knee cap a mont... Read More »

Stitches Removed One is still 'there' as the doctor got all but one stitch.?

It is totally possible that your doctor could have missed a stitch when he removed them. It will not go away on its own. You need to return to the doctor and have the last one removed.

Do i need to go get stitches Cut open my finger and still bleeding?

bandage snuggly and quit messing with it. Each time you mess with it you disturb the clot trying to form to stop the bleeding. If it bleeds through the bandage, do NOT remove the old one, add ano... Read More »

Part of finger still numb after stitches removed?

Don't you think you should be asking your doctor this? Lol. Sometimes the nurses may be of help. Please take medical advice online with a grain of salt!