How to Care for Stitches
Stitches are generally removed after 5 to 15 days, even though your wound won't likely heal for several months or longer. Your job is to keep them clean and protected the short time they're there....
Jun 14, 2016 ... Dr. Wedro takes you through the process of caring for stitches (sutures). Proper
care of stitches decreases the risk of infection.
Feb 23, 2015 ... Your wound will need care and observation. After the stitches or staples are put
in,the area may be covered with a thin layer of antibiotic ...
Jun 4, 2014 ... If you have stitches (sutures), make sure that you keep them clean and dry.
Jan 15, 2016 ... If the cut is large, it may need stitches or staples to close the wound and stop the
bleeding. It is important to take care of the injury site after the ...
May 18, 2016 ... Sutures, or stitches, are the most commonly used method to fix a cut or wound.
They require careful care until the wound heals and the sutures ...
Your doctor will tell you how to care for your cut after it has been closed. It's
important to follow ...
Care guide for Care For Your Stitches (Aftercare Instructions). Includes: possible
causes, signs and symptoms, standard treatment options and means of care ...
Ways to help recover as quickly and easily as possible from the stitches used to
close a surgical procedure.
A cut on your hand can be on your fingers, your thumb, or the front or back of your
hand. Sometimes a cut can injure the tendons, blood vessels, or nerves of ...