Treat Suppurating Sutures?
Afternoon. I want to ask, on January 11, 2019 yesterday I gave birth normally, because I could not see how the development of the stitches themselves so I was assisted by my husband but when my husband saw how there was pus in his vagina, even though I already it says more than 1 month, has the wound been infected? And how is the treatment? Thank you
Hello Ajeng, Thank you for the question.
Have you checked your obstetrician and obstetrician further? Do you experience other complaints such as pain in the vagina / lower abdomen, abnormal vaginal discharge, pain during intercourse, bleeding outside menstruation, fever? The complaint that you convey is not necessarily pus. The appearance of pus in the wound is indeed a sign of a bacterial infection in the wound. Usually in this case you will also experience other complaints such as illness and fever. Apart from pus, this complaint might also be abnormal vaginal discharge. Abnormal vaginal discharge has the characteristics of changing color (yellowish, greenish, brownish), causing itching or pain, causing bleeding outside menstruation, lower abdominal pain, pain during intercourse. Some causes of vaginal discharge that are not normal are sexually transmitted infections, inflammation of the vagina / cervix, pelvic inflammation, cervical cancer, and others.
You should immediately consult a specialist obstetric and gynecologist further. The doctor will ask your complaint further and examine you directly. If it is caused by an infection in the wound, the doctor will clean the wound and give antibiotics. If it is caused by another medical condition, the doctor will provide treatment in accordance with the medical condition.
For a while, avoid having intercourse, avoid using tight pants, and wear underwear that is easy to absorb sweat.
Hopefully this information is useful.