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I have stitches ...is it normal to feel warm around the wound ?

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wonderingwendy Tue 01-Apr-14 22:19:03

I have four stitches on my arm from a removal of a lump. it was done on Saturday and today its started to feel warm around the wound however its not leaking bleeding or looks red so is it getting infected or just healing ?

LEMmingaround Tue 01-Apr-14 22:20:31

It is probably just healing, but do keep an eye on it.

TheFuzz Wed 02-Apr-14 12:10:58

Just keep an eye on it. Any swelling/redness or ooze then go to the GP

wonderingwendy Wed 02-Apr-14 16:12:21

its not warm today so think its ok but sooo tight !

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