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When I should take off the absorbable suture?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
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In brief: Never

Hmm...I feel like i m trying to solve a riddle.
Absorbable suture is designed to....Absorb...Thus, it just "melts away", and does not need to be removed. If you have recently had surgery, contact your surgeon to get a little more clarity regarding managing your incision.

In brief: Never

Hmm...I feel like i m trying to solve a riddle.
Absorbable suture is designed to....Absorb...Thus, it just "melts away", and does not need to be removed. If you have recently had surgery, contact your surgeon to get a little more clarity regarding managing your incision.
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