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My stitches have not healed after 8 weeks of delivery. Can an online doctor help me ?

i gave birth 8 weeks ago and my stiches have not yet healed hi i gave birth 8 weeks ago and my stiches have not yet healed. pls what do i do
Asked On : Fri, 4 Feb 2011
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The stitches in the perineum do not take more than 10 days to heal. If there is pain and discharge or the stitch line is open then it needs to be examined as the stitches sometimes get infected and do not heal the skin. In such cases secondary sutures may be required.
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Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Tue, 16 Aug 2011
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