When I had stitch imflamation, it was very sharp and intense pain as well. Icing helped a lot. Maybe you should have a doc have a look at that area? Might be a little painful, but better than getting complications, isn't it?
Good luck and I trust you will be fine soon.
Crouzon syndrome with midface hypoplasia and class III
SARPE, 7mm expansion - 14th September 2007
Lower braces on from 15th November 2007
Upper braces on from 17th January 2008
Hyrax RPE removed - 20th March 2008
Le Fort I advancement - 1st June 2009 (with major surgical complications)
Braces off from 25th March 2010, retainers on from 29th March 2010.
ONLY 1 SURGERY TO GO! ^_____^