Overcoming Thick Blood Out Of The Stitch Marks Of Kidney Surgery?
Good night, my mother has finished surgery to remove her kidneys, so the scar is a little left that hasn’t dried, I think it is at the very end of the link. So, when I changed the bandage earlier, the wound was bleeding thick, unlike usual, if usual. what comes out is just ordinary blood, so how do I deal with it, I ask for help!
Hello, Ayeshpasaribu, thank you for asking HealthReplies.com.
Blood has the ability to clot which is influenced by many factors, both inside the blood components and external factors. Blood clots is the body's response when the blood vessels are injured, so that too much bleeding does not occur.
If you see thick blood / blood clots coming out of the suture scar, you should check with your doctor again to make sure that the stitches are safe. The possibility that a suture wound that is still bleeding is an infection of the suture wound, or the opening of the stitches that were fused together (known as suture wound deficiency).
To overcome this, it is necessary to have a direct examination by a doctor so that an examination of the stitches is carried out. Treatment depends on the cause, if it is due to infection then antibiotics are needed, if it is due to deficiency it will be repaired the stitches.
Clean the wound properly, do not touch the wound with your hands directly, and as much as possible clean the wound with clean tools. Immediately take it to the doctor if the wound does not close, it produces pus, smells, is still painful, redness of the surrounding skin, and fever. Change the bandage immediately if it gets dirty or wet. Control regularly to the treating doctor according to his recommendations, so that you can find the right time for the removal of stitches and the right wound care.
That's all, hopefully it's useful.
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