The Abscess Surgery Scar Is Still Swollen?
I have 2 weeks postoperative, is it still swollen? But I am ready to replace the word bandage that there is no pus.
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Swelling is usually an inflammatory condition that occurs where there are inflammatory cells and white blood cells, the bias experienced is palpable heat, looks red, feels painful. However, in addition to inflammation, swelling can also occur because fluid buildup occurs in a sac called a cyst. Or if it contains pus, it will be called an abscess. Determined by the swelling that occurs should be checked by a doctor, especially if accompanied by pain and palpable heat or enlarge quickly. This aims to be carried out further examinations and appropriate therapy.
For the initial steps can be done the following ways
Compress with cold water or ice cubes wrapped in cloth.
Position the swollen area higher
Avoid dirty or damp bandages to prevent possible infection
Avoid smoking which plays a role in inhibiting healing
Increase consumption of foods with high protein to help healing
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