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Welcome to Justanswer! I am Dr. Altman and happy to assist you both today!I am happy to review a photo if you can attach it with the paperclip on the screen. It likely has more of a serous fluid discharge which is red tinged and is common when the incision has had more activity and it is a step back but hopefully did not dehisce the entire incision. If the skin is simply separated you can try icing it tonight to reduce the bleeding with vasoconstriction in ten minute intervals or have a veterinary er evaluate him and potentially require skin glue or resuturing
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I apologize I am going to have to sign off, I would definitely ice the incision in ten minute intervals and keep him quiet tonight. As long as it is not a full dehiscence and it simply separated at the superficial dermal level then waiting until tomorrow is fine with the e-collar on. If there are any hesitations please have him seen tonight as a precautionIf you have more questions or if I can help in any other way, please do not hesitate to ask! If you would like to accept my answer, please press RATE OUR CONVERSATION at the top of your screen (I am not compensated in any other way). Bonuses are always welcome. Thanks!
Good evening, I wanted to check in on Leo to see if you were able to get him to your vet today? I would love an update when you are able...
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