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A 34-year-old female asked:

how long should it take for external stitches to dissolve after robotic hysterectomy? i still have a few 24 days later.

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Depends: Depends upon the type of dissolving suture as there are many different types. 24 days is not unreasonable and I assume some of the sutures have fallen out already. They will continue to do so with time.

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