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i had my wisdom tooth removed yesterday and this stitches have ripped less than 24 hours after the surgery. do i need to go back to the doctor?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
You certainly: should contact your Dentist/Oral Surgeon however USUALLY as long as there is no bleeding, recurrent or worsening pain , there is nothing to worry about! These are "soluble" sutures (temporary to stop bleeding) and do not need to be replaced! Hope this helps! Dr Z
Answered on May 21, 2016

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