A 27-year-old female asked:
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i had a mucocele removed 2weeks ago. dr put dissolvable stitches but 2 stiches have not dissolved. should i go to the dr to get this removed?

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Dr. Barry Levin
26 years experience Periodontics
Probably : If the sutures don't resorb they may require removal to prevent infection.
Answered on Feb 1, 2020
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I do not think so: If those are dissolvable sutures they go away by themselves , give them sometime.
Answered on Feb 1, 2020
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