What Happens If You Don't Remove Your Stitches?

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There are stitches that will just dissolve in the skin and some will not. The one's that will not dissolve should be removed by doctors. If not removed, it may cause infection.
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I assume these stitches are superficial, and meant to be taken out (sometimes sutures placed deeper and meant to stay in do migrate to the surface). It doesn't matter who takes it
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Sometimes the dissolvable stitches takes longer to dissolve. If it is external and accessible, just cut it and remove it. Deep sutures can be left and will eventually dissolve. If
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Most vets don't charge to remove stitches. If your vet does, you can remove the stitches yourself. Just cut each stitch with a pair of finger nail clippers and pull them out. it can
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If you don't go then it will probably scar worse and take
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