Patient :I have a 1 mm sized hole that has opened on my incision from thirty + years ago. I first noticed redness below the hole two days ago and then discovered yesterday that there is this little hole. Below/to the right there is a hard bump. Today the red surface has grown slightly & I feel like the size of the hole is bigger too. Both my original OB that did my 2 C-sections and my surgeon that did my abdominoplasty have since passed away. Who do I go to for this OB or plastic surgeon?
Thanks for your query, albeit short and specific.
To recapitulate: Male/65 - Female/56-65 - noted the symptoms, medication, allergy and medical history of surgeries and the present problem of 1 mm hole - opened on incision - redness below the hole 2 days ago - hard lump - today the redness has grown slightly - feels that now the size of the - both the OB and Surgeon have passed away - wants to know where to go to ...
I would advise you to consult a General Surgeon or a plastic Surgeon.
The reason being that whether this is a small or so, indicates towards stitch abscess or so with or without underlying changes. Hence the advise.
I hope this answers your query, please feel free to ask for further relevant queries if you feel that there is a gap of communication.
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