A 19-year-old female asked:
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involved in car crash on 15th may.deep head laceration. stitched inside and out.outside stitches removed.inside stitch is to come out of scar?

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
NO: Inside stitches made of dissolvable material and will go away on their own
Answered on Jun 11, 2018

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Plastic surgeon: It sounds like you need a scar revision if your laceration is still giving you trouble after all this time. You may need to see a plastic surgeon.
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