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Dissolvable Stitches After Laparoscopy
21 days but varies: You had testicular torsion. Your doctors used absorbable sutures. The skin stitch may take 21 days to absorb. The rate of absorption varies. Sometimes faster sometimes slower. Your skin starts healing an by 6-8 weeks will reach 80% maximal strength. Your doctor will see you afterward and make sure you are healing. ...Read more
Laparoscopy involves placement of a small camera-scope into the abdominal cavity, most often at the belly button. This allows us to see and surgically rx many abdominal and pelvic diseases. This is combined with distinction of the abd cavity with co2 gas to create more space to work. This usually requires a general anesthetic, yet most people can go ...Read more
Still feel lump under incision 2.5mnths after laparoscopic hernia surgery. Suture was vicryl and monocryl. When will it go away?
Small hematoma: It's not uncommon to have a small, palpable lump under the trochar sites of laparoscopic surgery. This is usually a little inflammation combined with a little hematoma (blood.) should dissipate over the next few months. I would not worry about it. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many possibilities: Perhaps sutures removed too soon, perhaps you have delayed healing related to any of a number of factors such as renal failure, diabetes, poor nutrition, smoking, perhaps there is too much tension on the wound, perhaps underlying infection. Best to see your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Abdominal Sutures: After abdominal surgery, many surgeons will remove the skin sutures (or skin staples) after about 7 days. Many times, after they remove these sutures, they might place small tapes, or steri-strips, across the skin edges, to further reenforce the wound for a few more days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thanks for asking!: The placement of sutures deep to the skin surface depends on the location and extent of the injury. Removing the sutures prematurely in an area that is under tension may lead to separation of the edges, even with minor trauma. It takes 3-4 weeks for healing at the skin level usually. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had laproscopic gallbladder surgery; 4 incisions 3 days ago. Dr removed bandages but left gauze & waterproof bandage on belly button. Do i remove?
Will I have staples after hip resurfacing? What will the sutures be after hip resurfacing? Staples or stitches?
Up to your surgeon: The choice of skin closure method is surgeon dependent. Many surgeons use skin staples, but more and more surgeons will use sutures under the skin and a medical "superglue" with steristrips to close their surgical incisions. Ask your surgeon re the pros and cons. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had pilonidal cyst removal 10 days ago with closure (4 sutures),in last 7 days I had a liquid drainage(my surgeon called seroma).normal?when it stops?
Finger laceration had 6 stitches. Flap came up after removal. A steristrip fell off after 10 days. Flap is open with fatty tissue. Who should I see?
Robotic surgery 2 wks ago. Glue on umbilical incision fell off. 90% closed, 10% teeny opening. No bleeding, pain, or discharge. Can it heal naturally?
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