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A 23-year-old female asked about a 20-year-old female:

Hi doc, in how many days the stitches of external hemorrhoids surgery removed from the wound ? ps: forgot to enquiry this question from the doc i know

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
A Verified Doctoranswered
Trauma Surgery 51 years experience
Should dissolve: In my hemorrhoid patients I used sutures that dissolve in 30-40 days and didn't need to be removed. Removing rectal stitches is like chasing a wild cat around the room, a experience both the patient and I did not want to experience. Ask your surgeon to confirm.
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 44 years experience
i agree hundred per cent
Oct 25, 2014
Last updated Oct 4, 2016


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