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How long does it take for csection stitches to dissolve?

How long does it take for csection stitches to dissolve?

Depends: Suture materials differ absorption time. Suture material used on the skin usually dissolves in 14 days. Suture used for deeper tougher tissue is slower. Usually fully absorped at 6 months. ...Read more

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How long does it take for stitches to dissolve after havin a c section?

How long does it take for stitches to dissolve after havin a c section?

It depends whjat typ: Type were used, but the healing process is far enough along that you should be able to go back to work in 6 weeks, obviously all of the stitches are absorbable stitches inside and the skin can be closed with staples or glue or an absorbable or non absorbable stitch. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the stitches on the uterus to dissolve after having a c-section and if they are dissolved does that mean my uterus is closed?

How long does it take for the stitches on the uterus to dissolve after having a c-section and if they are dissolved does that mean my uterus is closed?

70 days: I takes around 2 1/2 months for the stitches to dissolve after a cesarean. Assuming the doctor used a vicryl suture, which most doctors use. Yes your uterus is closed :-). ...Read more

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How long does it take for internal stitches take to desolve after a c section. It has been 8 months after I had a C-section and my suchers haven't gone?

How long does it take for internal stitches take to desolve after a c section. It has been 8 months after I had a C-section and my suchers haven't gone?

2-3 weeks: Depending on the type of sutures used, they usually take 2-3 weeks to dissolve (unless they used wire-very unlikeley for a c-section). You may be feeling a scar that formed around the suture. Get it checked. ...Read more

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How long does it take for C-section scar with dissolvable stitches to heal?

How long does it take for C-section scar with dissolvable stitches to heal?

Six weeks: Most dissolvable sutures will dissolve around 6 weeks, by which time your own body's scar tissue will have formed enough that you do not have to worry about tearing which is why you are usually advised not to do heavy lifting for 6 weeks post-op. However, the healing continues for months after as the body remodels scar tissue and softens/fades the scar. It can take 1-2 years. ...Read more

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How long does stitches takes to heal up after having a c section?

How long does stitches takes to heal up after having a c section?

Typically: Up to six weeks. See your doctor, if you think they are not healing well. ...Read more

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I had a C-section in july. Am told I have fluid collecting and would dissolve. One stitch opened am bleeding, is it a good sign or not?

I had a C-section in july. Am told I have fluid collecting and would dissolve. One stitch opened am bleeding, is it a good sign or not?

Concerned: Stitches from a surgery in July opening are concerning as they either should have reabsorbed or be removed. Bleedings so many month later at the surgical wound is certainly something that needs addressed promptly. Call your Obstetrician and if they are not available an urgent visit to your Emergency Room is warranted. ...Read more

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I had a C-section three months ago but my dissolving stitch on the inside still hasn't dissolved and feels like its stabbing me. What should I do?

I had a C-section three months ago but my dissolving stitch on the inside still hasn't dissolved and feels like its stabbing me. What should I do?

See your OB: The stitch will eventually absorb and sometimes can be felt up 6 months after your surgery. If it is bothering you ten you need to contact your ob. ...Read more

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Stitches don't dissolve in C-section scar, do they?

Stitches don't dissolve in C-section scar, do they?

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

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Tips when removing a C-section stitch? Is it suppose to hurt when removing the thread?

Tips when removing a C-section stitch? Is it suppose to hurt when removing the thread?

What stitch?: Most incisions are closed subcuticularly (suture under the skin) & these dissolve on their own. Many use skin staples and these are removed from 3-7 days after surgery & some use absorbable staples that dissolve under the skin & work really well (my favorite). If you have a suture exposed, call your surgeon, some do use a permanent suture that pulls through once the skin heals. Better check 1st. ...Read more

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Got c section do I have to wash stitches every day been 3 weeks 5 days? Or what can I do instead of shower?

Got c section do I have to wash stitches every day been 3 weeks 5 days? Or what can I do instead of shower?

Wound care: Your C/section MD should have given you wound care instructions. If not, contact him/her and ask this question as every MD has different instructions on would care dependent upon the ease or difficulties of surgery. ...Read more

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C-section pain 3 years later? I had a c-section 3 years ago, I am experiencing pain where I had stitches, is this common?

C-section pain 3 years later? I had a c-section 3 years ago, I am experiencing pain where I had stitches, is this common?

It can happen: But ideally you should not, you need to see your obgyn to be evaluated with an exam, blood work and an ultrasound as you may have scar tissue or a stitch granuloma or other conditions causing the pain. ...Read more

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How many stitches or staples does a typical C-section require?

How many stitches or staples does a typical C-section require?

Lots!: You won't see any of the stitches (sutures) used to close up your insides, eg uterus, bladder flap, etc. Even then, you may need several layers of stitches just to bring your skin & underlying tissue together - and you better not see any of these stitches! The only ones you're likely to see are the staples used to keep everything together superficially while you heal on the inside. ...Read more

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