What to Do If Dissolvable Stitches Don't Dissolve?

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Dissolvable stitches will always dissolve in time. This means the patient should be instructed to leave their stitches alone, or remove them himself if there are remnants of partially dissolved stitches. However, for chronic infections at the site, a doctor or nurse should remove dissolvable stitches.
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