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Dissolvable Stitches Polysporin
Are dissolvable stitches used to suture a septoplasty? I don’t want stitches ripped out of my nose after a septoplasty. Will they use dissolvable stitches?
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
For what reason ?: And is the ointment made for intraoral use? Is the wound infected? See your physician if there is a problem with the healing.. The infection would not be on the surface, but in the deeper tissues. ...Read more
Wrist surgery 2 days ago, 1 stitch loose, ~5mm opening. No internal suture, only external chromic dissolvable. Steri-strips suffice? Tensile strength?
See your doc: If you recently had surgery and the surgical wound is coming open, you need to go back to the doc who performed the surgery for additional treatment. You should call them right away and be seen as soon as possible. Infections after orthopedic surgeries can lead to bad outcomes. Don't delay seeing your doc for this! ...Read more
1 yo w/ wound on chin that was glued shut 4 days ago. Er cleaned, glued/steri strip it shut. Glue gone, it reopened, not bleeding. He need stitches?
Is ok: I generally use a silver dressing.Get a more detailed answer ›
If they are...: Absorbable, they will. If they are permanent, they will have to be removed. If they are not visible, they are probably absorbable. Ask your surgeon to be sure. ...Read more
9 days post-wisdom tooth extraction & dissolvable stiches - 3 sites closed, 4th big gaping hole (not painful) = normal?
Removed cyst from inner calves and wound re-opened after stitches removal. Will it keep bleeding?
Skin biopsy chin wound, while washing accidentally removed some scab? (very thin/moist) didnt tear/bleed. put on bandaid + aquaphore. effect on healin
Take is easy: Knocking of a scab is not going to affect the healing or your health. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
acl surgery 9 week ago. 4 weeks ago a bump on my patella formed internally . Surgeon said it was vicryl absorbable suture/scar tissue. Will this heal
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