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Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
No: I'm often a fan of supplements, but they would not help you in this situation.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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It may need: removal. If persists, return to surgeon.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Hanan
31 years experience General Surgery
60 days: Vicryl completely dissolves in 60 days. When you can eat again depends on what surgery you have had. That question should be answered by your surgeo ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Vicryl is absorbable: This type of suture material should be absorbed in around 50-70 days.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Ask your: surgeon if he can surgically remove the remaining sutures and replace them with sutures that are made of another less reactive material. That is if y ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Stitch fistula: Yes, it is normal. The body expels foreign bodies and a vicryl stitch is a fb, occasionally there could be even a little abscess. Everything subsides ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Malouf
Specializes in Dentistry
The journey...: Normal healing from wisdom tooth extraction includes some ongoing bleeding, swelling, pain and soreness. Depending on the complexity and other risk fa ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sabha Ganai
20 years experience Surgical Oncology
Time: It is hard to say what you are feeling, and you can occasionally get a new hernia at a laparoscopic incision/port site. With that said, wound healing ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience 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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