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Can neosporin be applied to dissolvable sutures ?

the circumcision sutures that is now a little irritated. I believe these are dissolvable sutures - my question is can I put Neosporin on dissolvable stitches or does it degrade them ...
 

How to remove sutures on knee?

i personally wish to remove my sutures on my knee--they have been in for 12 day. The wound looks good and has healed well. I do have a sterile suture removal tray I am a retired registered nurse ...
 

Are polyester sutures left in body after a surgery?

I need to know if POLYESTER sutures are left in the body after surgery. My Dr. did this to me and a month later the area became extremely infected and the polyester sutures were making there way out of my ...
 

Does pulling of the suture nullify strabismus surgery?

had a suture in my left eye which was causing my eye to be itchy. One of the doctors was told to take care of it. He was tugging on the suture and I good feel my left eye being moved to the left. In my ...
 

Why should sutures be removed after a hymenoplasty surgery?

get the suture removed can i know why? can i show you a picture? I need to bleed on my wedding night . ...
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Will the suture dissolve or not?

I recently had removal of some tissue on my back due to a malignant melanoma, the sutures where removed but I have one sticking up out of the skin. When trying to pull it out it caused tenting ...
 

What are the chances for the sutures to open up?

i am 26 trs of age.i had an complicated appendicitis surgery 42days ago and i recovered fast. i have participated in sports like basketball for 2days now and i am afraid about the dissolvable stiches ...
 

Had finger laceration. On dissolvable sutures, medical glue. Wound healed. Sutures still present, need to remove?

I had a finger laceration 16 days ago and received 5 dissolvable sutures. The laceration was caused ... also used medical super glue (for lack of better term). The sutures have not begun to dissolve at all ...
 

How long will it take for the sutures to dissolve and lip swelling to reduce?

NHi, I had my lip reduction last week dated dec 10, and i can see that the dissolvable sutures is starting to dissolve. When is the sutures will completely remove because its all becoming black and my lips ...
 

What are the chances of contacting HIV after suturing a wound of a patient with unknown HIV status?

I got sprayed ond the eye and mouth while administrating xilocaine on a forehead wound and wasn ... a emergency shot wound victim and the patient I was suturing, left after my partner finished his suturing ...
 

Had horizontal impaction of the teeth. Sutures removed. Restricted mouth opening, numbness in the lower lip. What to do?

hii , i had an impaction 10 days back . . it was horizontal impaction n tooth was cmpltly in d lingual bone. i got sutures removed aftr 1week . healing is good but nw i have restricted mouth opening n ...
 

Had pilonidal sinus excision surgery with disposable sutures. have vacuum dressing, pain in teeth. Had antibiotics. Treatment?

I am just after having pilonidal sinus excision surgery with disposable sutures and currently have ... at the time. I have extremley dry mouth no matter how much I drink and following the surgery and painful ...
 

Forehead injury, deep cut on forehead. Dis-solvable suturing done. Chances of scarring?

Hi Dr, My son fell down, head hit on sharp cornor of wall and got a deep cut on forehead . We took him to hospital and a doctor did dissolvable surturing. Can you please tell me what is the probability ...
 

Feeling internal sutures during intercourse. Had hysterectomy to remove fibroid. Should i visit a surgeon?

to feel my internal sutures where the cervix was. Will they dissolve yet or should I visit my surgeon ...
 

Have sore lump tear from vaginal delivery. Painful to walk. Sutures fell out. Normal?

nd degree tear in the process and had to have quite a few sutures. 3 weeks passed and I started ... that can happen when the stitches are ready to dissolve. Another week passed and it never got better. Well ...
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I have a suture slightly peeking out of my belly button from my Laparoscopy 10 days ago. Is this ok, will it dissolve on its own or need to be pulled out?
it depends on the suture material used. absorbable sutures will get absorbed and the excess will fall off. non absorbable sutures have to be removed, ideally between 8 to 10 days. consult ur surgeon on the type of material used.
 
can I wash my sutured wound with soap
NO..YOU SHOULD NOT WASH TILL THE SUTURES ARE REMOVED..WASH WITH BETADINE SOLUTION AND APPLY OINTMENT...THANKYOU
 
My son got 5 stitches in his head 3 weeks ago. Should i be concerned they have dissolved yet? Its red/irritated and his skin seems to be healing around the stit
Hi, Check if it is absorbable sutures. Absorbable sutures gets absorbed. Otherwise, stitches needs to be removed. If absorbable, 3-4 weeks, it will get dissolved.
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