Head Injury

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I had took a tumble Saturday head banging a door knob  and now have 4 staples in my head. It is now itching like hell but was told that is beacause it is healing is this normal?

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    What my mum always said! Don't know if it is true though. Staples in a head wound? That isn't nice! It would be worth asking your doctor though - it could be an allergic reaction to the metal in the staples or to something they washed it with.
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      Thanks for your reply Eileen only started itching today will call the dr tomorrow, Was a nasty bang but the hospital I went to was excellent :-)

       

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    Watch those doors, more accidents in the homes than outside I hear.  

    Here in the U.S I think thread stitches are used mostly, but know when the area itches, it's healing.....so watch things.   Joy

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    Any injury site that has either stitches or staples my cause itchy irritation. It is also a sign of recovery. I hope you have a speedily recovery.
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    Thanks all not as bad today and got some one to check my scalp seems to be healing not looking forward to getting them removed though :-(
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