A female asked:

Had a bartholin cyst drained about a 4 weeks ago, the dissolvable stitches are still in there. can i use a tampon without disrupting them?

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Dr. John Gibson
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Stiches: Absorbable stiches normally come out before 4 weeks. Should be fine to use Tampon and the stiches could certainly be removed by this point I think if they bother you.
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