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How do i get stitches to stop itching

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Had surgery for uterine cancer. Red, flat, itching bumps after taking Motrin. Taking Benadryl and Prednisone. Is it a reaction to dissolving internal stitches?

an allergic reaction to the Motrin, which I had stopped the day my itching began. She told me to take Benadryl ... required. Just after my 3rd week post-op I started itching, on March 5; which was my last day of taking ...
 

How are stitch marks on the jaw treated ?

i have an accident and i get stitches near to my lower lip(at jaw) , how can i remove this stitches XXXXXXX ? Is there any cream to remove this mark? ...
 

how to get rid of stitch scar on nose?

Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query Hello, I have a stitch scar ... how can i remove the scar or if required please let me know which doctor to be consulted in delhi ...
 

How to get rid of stitch marks between eyebrows?

and got wounded on his nose between two eyebrows i went to my doctor he has given him 3 stitches inside ... help me if dat stitches mark can be removed kindly guide me thanks and regards, XXXX ...
 

Reversal of vasectomy, swollen testicle, oozing from stitches, testicle pain. Is everything okay?

opted to remain awake during the procedure, because of this I was able to know pretty much exactly how ... to stitch them back together successfully. He sutured them more than normal due to the difficulty but he ...
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Had a cut on the upper lip. Swelling and bleeding. Need stitches?

or (slightly) bleeding again. My lip is HUGE. Stitches? Vow of silence? What do I do? How long might ... front teeth immediately formed and started bleeding. The bleeding stopped after about half an hour under ...
 

Reconstructive eyelid surgery and cysts formation from stitches.

it was a stye ). I then had ocular plastic reconstructive surgery on Jan 20, 2011 which necessitated stitching ... a prescription for oral antibiotics and a pressure bandage was applied. My upper right eye lid itched and hurt ...
 

How to take care of stitches ?

Hello my name is leah, I just had some stitches in my upper lip 3days ago. I lacerated it a over a year ago and it did not heal to its proper shape- I was left with a droopy look. I am wondering how ...
 

How to remove stitch marks ?

my wife is 23 yr old and stay in gwalior she had a stitch mark on her forehead which is rarely noticeable as it happen when she fall down 4m the stairs when she was 4yr old But still she want 2 remove ...
 

How to clean stitches on forearm?

like the skin is kind of growing over the stitch. I don t know how to clean that stuff out... I plan ...My son is 6 and has 12 stitches on his left forearm. They were supposed to stay in for 14 days ...
 

Need help regarding stitches

Hi, I had a question reguarding some stitches i had remove today on my face...upper nose like the bridge part of it.... after the doctor remove the stitches, i noticed some black scabs around it which i ...
 

How to stop oozing of blood from the stitches due to knee replacement surgery?

Tuesday. We exercised through Wednesday and the bottom two places where the stitches were taken out ... are taking steps backwards as we aren t exercising now trying to get the oozing to stop. I thought ...
 

Can itching of oral surgery stitches be prevented without affecting the healing?

, and be getting teeth implants, I will be having to deal with more oral stitches. Is there any way to stop the stitches from itching without slowing the healing process? ...
 

Carpel tunnel, surgery done, stitches present, pain on pressing. Okay to trim stitches?

HI DR., I have 5 stitches in my left hand from Carpal tunnel release surgery 8 days ago. It is healing very well and I have gotten back much of the feeling I lost, doing exercises but the stitches ...
 

Suggest medication for itching caused by stitches

, AND FORGOT TO ASK THE DOCTOR IF MY STITCHES WILL DISSOLVE OR WILL NEED TO BE REMOVED? I AM NOT SCHEDULE ... ARE ITCHING WHICH I KNOW MEANS THEY ARE HEALING. IS THERE ANY OILMENT OR CREAM I CAN PUT ON THEM TO RELIEVE ...
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I got dissolvable stitches on my lip this monday and today is wend. How many more days until the stitches are gone?
The dissolvable stitches do get weak and come out on their own after a week or 10 days. Do not try to remove these earlier as that might cause gaping of the wound.
 
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
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