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A 34-year-old member asked:

How long should you wait to go swimming after you get dissolvable stitches?

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Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 42 years experience
Until dissolve: If they are outside your mouth and exposed to the water, wait until they dissolve. Otherwise your wound may reopen or heal improperly. Good Luck.
Last updated Oct 24, 2017

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