A member asked:

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 answered

Specializes in Trauma Surgery

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.

Answered 10/4/2016

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