What are the symptoms of infection after a surgical procedure?

Ross Rudolph, MD
Plastic Surgery
Following a surgical procedure, it’s important to be aware of any signs or symptoms of infection. These could include pain, fever, tenderness, redness, swelling or fluid around the sutures. Be sure to notify your doctor immediately if you notice any of these signs.

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