Today, the outpatient clinic met another patient who came to complain. There are also many online consultations for such situations. Many patients are puzzled by the slow growth of postoperative wounds.
Yes, we usually have cuts in our hands and legs, and they grow up in more than a week. Why are the cuts in the ass so difficult?
The wound in the ass is hard to grow
Ordinary wound healing process
The three periods overlap in time
During the healing process, there are a large number of functional cells involved in repairing the skin, including mast cells, white blood cells, macrophages, fibroblasts, collagen and so on. Although the wound has healed in about 21 days, it is estimated that it will take 1-3 years to restore skin smoothness and previous tissue strength and toughness.
(The following is a 3D animation demonstration of wound healing, which lasts for one minute. All in English, no subtitles, self-braining!)
So here comes the problem
Will it grow in 21 days?
Why have the wounds on the ass not healed in a month?
What is the main function of our ass?
After the operation, we also have to defecate, so every time you defecate, the anus expands and the stool passes through, which will aggravate the wound damage in the anus. Moreover, there are many bacteria in the anus and the inflammation control of the wound is cleaner than other ones. The wound is difficult. Therefore, the three stages of wound healing (inflammatory reaction stage, granulation stage, epithelial stage) will extend the time.
How to do?
Is it inconvenient?
Postoperative care is very important
One is to pay attention to the hygiene of the anus, especially after every bowel movement, try to rinse with water as much as possible, it is best to wash with potassium permanganate solution;
The second is a regular warm water sitz bath every day. The warm water sitz bath can accelerate the blood circulation around the wound, accelerate the repair, and can also relax the sphincter and relieve pain;
The third is to avoid sitting for a long time, which can easily lead to edema of anal wounds;
The fourth is to avoid constipation, drink plenty of water, keep the stool smooth, and avoid squatting in the toilet for too long;
Finally, the most important thing is to go back to the hospital for review on a regular basis to deal with the poor healing of the wound, excessive granulation proliferation, and anal stricture in time.
Of course, doctors’ surgical operations are also very important. Treating wounds in a coin-sized place is definitely an art.
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