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After a cut is stitched up, after how many days can you start to bathe or shower that area?

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Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics

In brief: After it heals

Stitches are used to repair a significant cut in the skin, so it needs to heal well enough before getting it wet.
Usually depending on the location stitches are left in 5-10 days and after that you can get it wet.

In brief: After it heals

Stitches are used to repair a significant cut in the skin, so it needs to heal well enough before getting it wet.
Usually depending on the location stitches are left in 5-10 days and after that you can get it wet.
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