I have just last week had the final part of my reversal surgery and am now fully connected, (which I am very glad about). I was unaware until after the surgery that this meant I would have a small open incision/hole left where my stoma used to be. I am aware this is to allow the wound to heal from the inside out to prevent any type of infection, which makes sense. It has to be re-packed and re-dressed every 2 days (something I find very distressing!). I was wondering if anyone has been in this similar situation and could share their experiences with me as I am finding it to be becoming increasingly painful each time it has to be re-packed, and am unsure whether this is just the normal healing process or whether it is a sign of infection. Today the nurse also said that she noticed the edges of the wound had become 'puckered' and I am also unsure of whether this should be happening! ;<>Any experiences with this kind of thing at all would be greatly welcomed!<>Jennie.