Surgery Recovery Issues – Possible Infection

I have to call the doctor this morning about one of my incisions – I think it’s infected.  It is one of the incisions in my groin and last night I noticed something smelling really bad when I was using the bathroom and I looked down at the incisions and noticed some pus.  At first I thought it was my urine smelling so bad but when I saw the pus, I knew that is where the smell was coming from.

That area was hurting pretty badly all day yesterday and now I know why.  I am calling the surgeon’s office as soon as they open this morning.  I don’t know if they will want to see me or if they will just call in an antibiotic.  Nothing is ever easy for me.

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Comments

  1. I’m so sorry to hear this. Things seemed to be going very well. I hope that all that’s needed at the moment is some antibiotics and heat packs to get the area to drain. Good luck — looking forward to hearing an update!

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