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can stitches burst in the mouth

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
9 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: Visit the dentist to confirm that healing is progressing normally.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
9 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: Depending on your healing capability, they may need removal.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Part of healing: True healing of disrupted skin takes quite some time.The surface closure may take days, but the skin underneath may go thru an oversized knot like sta ... Read More
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Dr. Marina Armendariz
26 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It can take some time for that hardness to resolve.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Normal: Probably combination of dental plaque and DES quizmaster cells. Normal. If you are concerned, however, by all means ask the surgeon to take a look.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
No, it doesn't: Sound like it. The area of spontanous drainage needs to close by secondary intention, from the inside to the outside. Instead of closing the overlyi ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
41 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Any oral abscess can burst in out out of your mouth if it is large enough. There have been reports of death due to an abscess spreading to the brain c ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Poison control Cente: Maybe nothing, but call your local poison control center for advice. It depends upon what chemicals are in the capsule. Do asap.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Dagan
Dr. Tal Dagan answered
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Oral rinse: The best home remedy oral gargle is salt water prepared by mixing one teaspoon fine grain kosher salt with one cup warm water. Otherwise, listerine o ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Sometimes: If the cut crosses from the fleshy pink inner tissue over into the outside skin, stitches are sometimes needed to make sure the border of the lip does ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See the dentist: Resorbable sutures sutures last 1-3 weeks. Some pain or discomfort at the site of the surgery may last for 5 to 10 days. The amount of discomfort is ... Read More

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