Good News: Stitches Out! Yay!

@kareng (54130)
United States
April 2, 2024 6:38pm CST
Monday I went in to get my stitches out. I also needed evaluation of the area under my eye. It is not healing well, swelling not going down and very hard. I was worried about it. I was also worried about getting the stitches in that area taken out. It was rough but I survived. The other area looks good and minimal scarring from what I can determine now will happen. The other area is another story. There will be scarring. I really think I needed another couple of stitches there. After the stitches were removed I had to wait for another doctor to come around to take a look at it. He referred me to a Otolaryngology. Now did you just say, "WHAT?" That is what I did! This is a Head and Neck Specialist/Surgeon. Appointment scheduled for Thursday morning. I will update you all then. I'm a bit nervous! Photo: Baby Squirrel because he's CUTE! Credit: Pixabay, Public Domain
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@JudyEv (324944)
• Rockingham, Australia
3 Apr
I hope your appointment goes well. Has the rooster been made into soup by now? I hope so.
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@1creekgirl (40347)
• United States
3 Apr
@kareng With so much new technology, I just don't understand why it takes forever anytime we step foot in a cell phone store.
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@JudyEv (324944)
• Rockingham, Australia
3 Apr
@kareng That's a very long time to have to wait for a phone to be set up.
@JudyEv (324944)
• Rockingham, Australia
4 Apr
@1creekgirl I hear what you're saying. In some ways, technology has slowed a lot of things down.
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@TheHorse (204819)
• Walnut Creek, California
3 Apr
Glad they're out. Are you on antibiotics?
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@kareng (54130)
• United States
3 Apr
875 mg. I have a hard time with this one too. In the past it has always had me vomiting. I have had to snap them in half and take half what I should because I felt a UTI coming on. One thing after another...
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@kareng (54130)
• United States
5 Apr
@TheHorse I did, but barely!!
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@TheHorse (204819)
• Walnut Creek, California
3 Apr
@kareng Hope you make it through OK.
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@kaylachan (57144)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
3 Apr
Glad you got them out. One step closer. Though I feel like I missed something somewhere.
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@kareng (54130)
• United States
3 Apr
Wound under eye is not healing properly so I have been sent to Specialist/Surgeon.
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@LadyDuck (456875)
• Switzerland
3 Apr
This sounds concerning, I hope the appointment goes well. About the scars, a friend of mine had an accident and a scar on her face that was removed with a laser treatment.
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@kareng (54130)
• United States
5 Apr
@LadyDuck That is great!!
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@kareng (54130)
• United States
3 Apr
Neat about the laser treatment! I am just ready for my face to not feel painful!!
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@LadyDuck (456875)
• Switzerland
3 Apr
@kareng - She had to wait a few weeks before the laser treatment, but it worked very well, you cannot even notice she had a scar on her face.
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@1creekgirl (40347)
• United States
2 Apr
Karen, I must have missed your post about this surgery. I pray you'll continue to heal.
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@kareng (54130)
• United States
3 Apr
Wound under eye (from rooster attack) is not healing properly so I have been sent to Specialist/Surgeon.
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@kareng (54130)
• United States
5 Apr
@1creekgirl Thank you so much, Vicki!!
@1creekgirl (40347)
• United States
3 Apr
@kareng Bless your heart, that's terrible! I'll be praying God will completely heal you.
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@MarieCoyle (28006)
3 Apr
Oh, I imagine that part by your eye was very painful. I am so sorry. That darn rooster!! Did he go to the Land of the Mean Roosters yet? I hope so!
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@kareng (54130)
• United States
5 Apr
@MarieCoyle Crazy, but they really went over and beyond to help us. Not many companies will buy a cell phone from you and give you what it is actually worth!
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@MarieCoyle (28006)
6 Apr
@kareng I am glad. And yes, you’re right.
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@MarieCoyle (28006)
3 Apr
@kareng I have been through similar situations with cellphones and it is not fun at all! Sorry that happened to you.
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@AmbiePam (85132)
• United States
2 Apr
Good lord, that’s a lot of trauma!
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@kareng (54130)
• United States
3 Apr
And too much drama with internet and cell phones and tv's too! I'm ready to run away!!
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@snowy22315 (169313)
• United States
2 Apr
He is cute.Glaf you said what the specialist was .I had no idea I think they call the ears, node and throat people something else.
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@kareng (54130)
• United States
3 Apr
I had never heard of it before myself. They told me at the Emergency Room that I was being referred to ENT- Ear, Nose & Throat so I was surprised when I saw that and had to look it up! I did comment to my hubby when we were leaving though that I didn't know why I was being referred to ENT because I had nothing wrong with ears, nose or throat!! Now we know!!
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@RebeccasFarm (86132)
• United States
3 Apr
Yay Karen good news.
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@kareng (54130)
• United States
5 Apr
Well being referred to Specialist/Surgeon had me pretty upset!
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@kareng (54130)
• United States
6 Apr
@RebeccasFarm I was seen by professionals at the hospital, but yes, I was referred to a specialist for my condition.
• United States
5 Apr
@kareng Yes, but at least now you will get seen by professionals yes?
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@jstory07 (134175)
• Roseburg, Oregon
3 Apr
That is really good that those stitches are out.
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@kareng (54130)
• United States
5 Apr
Right, one thing off the list of things to do!!
@wolfgirl569 (94475)
• Marion, Ohio
3 Apr
Glad the stitches are out. It could just be to see what they can do with the bump
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@kareng (54130)
• United States
5 Apr
Right, they didn't know what to do because didn't appear to be anything under there to drain.
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@RasmaSandra (73040)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
3 Apr
Cute squirrel, Glad you got your stitches out, I hope all goes well with your appointment, Is the rooster history now?
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@just4him (305078)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
3 Apr
I'm glad the stitches are out. I'm sorry you need to see another specialist. I hope all goes well on Thursday.
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@kareng (54130)
• United States
5 Apr
Thank you, Valerie!
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@just4him (305078)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
5 Apr
@kareng You're welcome.
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@LindaOHio (154955)
• United States
3 Apr
I'm glad you got the stitches out. Keep us updated please!
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@kareng (54130)
• United States
5 Apr
Fixing to update if I don't fall asleep in the process. A nap is calling me big time here. Just trying to do some notifications since I am behind!!
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@kareng (54130)
• United States
6 Apr
@LindaOHio I did! I may be getting too used to them! Today we had another nap and I woke up thinking it was morning!! The sun was actually going down and I thought it was coming up. So confusing!!
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@LindaOHio (154955)
• United States
5 Apr
@kareng Have a good nap.
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@grenery8 (1348)
• Croatia (Hrvatska)
4 Apr
o,no,more appointments. wish you luck! and great for stitches out
@kareng (54130)
• United States
5 Apr
Yep! I'm glad they are out. One set was pulling down skin. It just felt weird. It still feels weird because of all the swelling and knot.
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@grenery8 (1348)
• Croatia (Hrvatska)
7 Apr
@kareng i imagine it is. i hope time will heal it asap.
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@kareng (54130)
• United States
7 Apr
@grenery8 I will be learning patience with this one for sure! And gratitude!
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