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When and how are sutures removed? - Stitches: Get Information ...

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Aug 10, 2016 ... How does the health-care professional assess a wound? How is the type of ... Was any special care required after your stitches were removed?

Taking Care of Your Stitches or Staples-Topic Overview - WebMD

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Feb 23, 2015 ... Do not scrub or soak the wound during the first 48 hours. ... When deciding how long to leave your stitches or staples in place, your doctor will ...

Removing Stitches Causes, Symptoms, Treatment - Removing ...

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Mar 2, 2016 ... If a person has received stitches, they should be given instructions for taking care of the stitches and wound, and be given an approximate date ...

How long should stitches be left in? | Reference.com

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The length of time that stitches should be left in depends on the location of the ... A laceration on the knee requires that stitches stay in place longer than on the ...

Sutures and Stitches Questions | Seattle Children's Hospital

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Questions about stitches or sutures. Do you need stitches? How long to stitches take to heal? Wound protection. How to treat after suture removal, etc.

How long do stitches stay in? | Reference.com

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The location of a laceration dictates how long sutures should remain in place. Stitches in the face usually need to remain in place for five days, while sutures ...

How should I care for my stitches (sutures)? - Health questions ...

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Jun 4, 2014 ... If you have stitches (sutures), make sure that you keep them clean ... For more information, read our common health question: How long will my ...

How long will my stitches (sutures) take to dissolve? - Health ...

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Feb 19, 2016 ... However, it could take several months before your stitches disappear ... Most types should start to dissolve or fall out within a week or two, ...

How to make dissolvable stitches dissolve quicker - Wound Care ...

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Sep 6, 2015 ... Removal of those dissolvable stitches does not require anesthesia, which definitely makes it ... How long can a Hydrocolloid dressing stay on?