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laparoscopic appendectomy wound
i had my first surgery last friday (June 2) at about 10 pm. got out the next day at about 3 pm and today i had my staples removed. being the stupid 15 y.o. i am, i started messing with my new scabbed almost-scars. one of them opened back up again and i want to know how to close it on my own, because i don't want to worry my mom and i dont want to make her take me to the hospital again. i also dont want to get into trouble. help? please?
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also, ive been pinching it since i accidentally opened it, which has been almost 3 hours, occasionally letting go in hopes that its closed. does this help
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Welcome to the gastroenterology community!  You need to see your doctor again.  It could be getting infected and pinching it closed is not going to help.
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actually, its closed again. it started bleeding and i took it as an opportunity to have it scabbed closed. i see my doctor again this saturday anyway so if something is wrong, he will know then
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Well, watch carefully for signs of infection like redness, swelling, feeling warm to the touch, etc.
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