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I had carpol tunnel surgery and the wound as reopend and is

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i had carpol tunnel surgery and the wound as reopend and is weeping ..... i dont wont it stiched again so what should i do with it ?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 7 years ago.

Sorry for the sufferings.

I need to know some points regarding your query so that I can answer better.

Since when it has opened up?

How large?

How is the discharge?

Thank you
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
i removed the stiches myself the day they were supposed to be removed . it was already weeping and opend up as soon as i removed them the opening is the full length of the scar ( about a inch ) and the discharg is white and pussy looking
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 7 years ago.
Thank you for the information,

It seems that the wound got infected.

You should get it examined by doctor.

Infection needs to be controlled first.

Then it can be decided whether it can heal of its own or need resuturing.

You will likely need oral antibiotics.

I hope this information helps.

Happy to assist, if you need any clarification.

Please feel free for any follow up query.

Best wishes.