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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 ...
 

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 ...
 

Ankle surgery,four interrupted sutures removed,blood on gauze,scab near the sutures place

I had ankle surgery two weeks ago, and had the four interrupted sutures removed four days ago ... as before. There is a scab in this area which is where one of the sutures went in; it is not bleeding now ...
 

Bony protuberance on temple of child with palpable suture line. Concern?

My baby is now 5 weeks, a few days after he was born I noticed he had a bony protuberance on his right temple, beside the also palpable suture line. I guess it is about pea sized but more angular. None ...
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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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

Abdominal pain and blood in urine. Hysterectomy done few years ago and the sutures have not been dissolved yet. What could be the reason for this?

on and how to fix it. The doctor that did the hysterectomy told me that I had dissolvable stitches and never ...
 

Any alternative to uterus removal and sutures in bladder?

hi I jst went to my obgyn today n was told I need my uterus removed an suchers for my bladder . I am very upset over this and was wondering if there are any alternitives ,as he also wants to do this through my ab.I have been reading a lot via...
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I got dissolvable stitches on my lip this monday and today is thursday. How many more DAYYS until the stitches are gone?can i eat anything when they fall off?
Hello, Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum. Usually call as cat gut suture and these dissolve within 7-10 days depending upon the size of ( diameter) of suture. Even you can eat now , at once as 5 days passed. Good luck. Dr. HET
 
I got 6 dissolvable stitches on my lip from the top right all the way into my lip.i did it mon and today is fri. How many more days until the stitches are gone?
Hi, Thank you for posting your query. Absorbabale sutures take variable amount of time to get absorbed, and it depends upon the material. It usually takes 10-14 days, but some sutures may take upto 8 weeks. Best wishes, Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM
 
I fell a week ago on a slip and slide and cut my leg... I went to a doctor two days later and it was two late for stiches and my leg still hasnt stopped bleesin
A secondary suturing needs to be done now
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