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How do you stitch an open wound on the inside of your for arm?

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Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care

In brief: Simple Treatment

Stitches (sutures is the medical term) are used to hold different layers of tissues together to allow for healing in a non-stressed manner. Depending on the depth, a doctor may use absorbable sutures on the deeper layers to minimize the tension and allow healing to progress.
Skin sutures should never be tight as the skin is there to make us look pretty, not hold things together.

In brief: Simple Treatment

Stitches (sutures is the medical term) are used to hold different layers of tissues together to allow for healing in a non-stressed manner. Depending on the depth, a doctor may use absorbable sutures on the deeper layers to minimize the tension and allow healing to progress.
Skin sutures should never be tight as the skin is there to make us look pretty, not hold things together.
Dr. Michael Miller
Dr. Michael Miller
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Dr. Kenneth Lee
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Closure

I would not do that yourself- open wounds need medical attention and a professional to stitch it closed (may or may not be indicated).
See a physician to determine if closure is necessary or antibiotics is indicated.

In brief: Closure

I would not do that yourself- open wounds need medical attention and a professional to stitch it closed (may or may not be indicated).
See a physician to determine if closure is necessary or antibiotics is indicated.
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Dr. Kenneth Lee
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