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Stitches opened up when taken out

So I got a pretty bad cut on the ball of my knee cap.  i got 7 stitches and theyve been in for 10 days and I got them taken out today.  its about 2-3 inches long.  so while the doctor was taking the stitches out i knew something went wrng because i felt my knee rip.  he finished and said its no big deal as it will heal on its own.  Half of the cut is healed and the other half is opened up and is bleeding.  Im a 3 sport athlete so he said I can run but i cant squat for 2 weeks.  anyway he was very unclear.  i asked if i could bend my leg all the way and he said no but yet he said I can run... i dont understand because when i sprint my legs go up pretty high.  i can provide pictures if needed but im really scared to do anything because I dont want the whole thing to rip open!
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563773 tn?1374246539
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Hello,
In stitches, if there is any severe pain, warmth, fever, redness or pus like discharge then any infection should be thought of which requires a course of antibiotics and resuturing if needed.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.






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