Can I Remove My Own Stitches?


You should not remove your own stitches. By doing so you risk the skin becoming infected because the stitches were removed incorrectly. This could cause serious health problems and the wound to not heal properly.
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It is not advisable to remove your own stitches because there is a high risk of infection and the stitches may not have healed and this could lead to the wound reopening. If you really must remove the stitches, do it under the instructions of a doctor.
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