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Could having stitches removed hurt?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Most often

It is either slightly uncomfortable or there is no discomfort.
Occasionally there is pain if the sutures were left in too long. Usually it is pretty easy and painless.

In brief: Most often

It is either slightly uncomfortable or there is no discomfort.
Occasionally there is pain if the sutures were left in too long. Usually it is pretty easy and painless.
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