A 35-year-old female asked:
Can stiches help in healing prosses in diabetes patient?like C-section wound with stiches will heal better?as compare to normal wound?
1 doctor answer
Dr. David Wiebe answered
20 years experience in Emergency Medicine
No: Any foreign object in the skin can create inflammation or increase the chance of infection. Stitches are used if they have to be, to bring the wound edges closer in order to heal together.
Answered on Aug 7, 2014
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