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Band aid over the stitch - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi i had a plastic surgery on sunday in the nose for mole removal and i was wondering when i should remove the band-aid on top of the stich
User :   stitch*
Doctor :   It depends on the number of stitches
Doctor :   and the extent of incision made
Doctor :   Single stitch can be removed in three days
Doctor :   and rechecked for healing
User :   the stitch is going to be removed on friday
Doctor :   Is it the seventh day?
User :   5th day
Doctor :   Let the stitch be removed then
User :   what should i do about the bandaid on top of it
Doctor :   right now do yuou have band aid
User :   yes
User :   its a Micropore tape
Doctor :   You have to put the band aid till the stitch is removed
User :   should i change the bandaid every 24hours?
Doctor :   Not necessary

Doctor :   What is yoru age

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