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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience in Wound care
Product specific: When you get stitches, the doctor will determine how long the tissues (fat, muscle, fascia, skin, etc) need to stay together to heal fastest and best. ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Sutures: When your day has calmed down and you are less distracted - you have more energy/ time to focus on the pain.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Usually: you will become used to the feel of the sutures in your mouth fairly quickly.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Sutures: Read "How long will my stitches (sutures) take to dissolve?" (http://www.nhs.uk/chq/Pages/2608.aspx?CategoryID=69)
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Depends on where: It is not the sutures, they hold the skin edges together until it can start to heal--in areas without tension on them, it can be a few days. In areas ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience in Dentistry
Stiches: A suture is the sowing together of tissues to encourage healing together of the tissues. It is done after surgery or to close a laceration type wound ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
Possibly infection: Have the doctor that put them in remove them!
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
I am not tracking.: Please clarify what this question means. Can resubmit.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
31 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Depends: The time for dissolving sutures to absorb varies by the suture and on your body. It can take from three weeks, to three months to a year for complete ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience in Emergency Medicine
No.: Sutures should be removed at various times depending on their location and recommendation by physician and the would will have enough strength to gene ... Read More

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