A 22-year-old male asked:
Just had a laprosopic appendectomy and am scared ill rip my stitches and cause internal bleeding how easy it to tell or do?
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Pathology 50 years experience
Unlikely: Normal movements of the body will not cause any ripping of the stitches. If it has been a couple of weeks since the surgery, you may resume your normal routine.
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Last updated Sep 6, 2016
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