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Wound Dehiscence

Wound dehiscence is a complication where the incision that is made during the surgical procedure reopens. It is also called wound disruption, wound breakdown, or wound separation. ‌Partial dehiscence refers to the partial opening of the incision, that is, in one or more small areas.

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Why do I have a burning sensation with pus discharge at the incision site for more than six weeks?

Query: Hello doctor, I went into shock during my tummy tuck surgery, and the reason was unknown. My hemoglobin dropped to 5 g/dL, but it was 14.6 g/dL before the surgery. I was taken to the emergency room and returned home after one week of treatment with four blood transfusions. Still, my incision is not ...  Read Full »

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Answer: Hello,Welcome to you for your query.Most of the wounds heal within three to four weeks. Unfortunately, it has taken longer in your case with a hospitalization. When your surgeons re-stitched your wound, was there any fluid collection under your wound? When is the next follow-up? Do...  Read Full »

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