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Episioptomy stitches blee
25 days back I had vaginal delivery with episioptomy and had self melting stitches which have fallen off but once of the stitches place is looking red and slightly bleeding. Although the cut is healed and I do not feel any pain only irritation in the bleeding wound.I am applying betadine on it..why and what shall I do?
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If you wound had healed not to worry the bleeding may be from skin margin. Wash with hot water do hot fomentation apply betadine and press it with tampon tightly.
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