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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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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With dissolving stitches they will last about a few weeks then they will go away and start dissolving. If they don't then go back to your doctor and see why there not dissolving.
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Dissolvable stitching is the process of suturing human tissues with a suture material that will be absorbed by the body. The suture material, when exposed to internal tissues, will
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To your body, stitches are a foreign substance,and the body is programmed to destroy
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