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How long does it take stitches to dissolve after a tonsil

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Stitches on forehead, internal stitch not dissolved yet. How long would it take to dissolve?

were external stitches and she had 1 internal stitch that was suppose to dissolve, but it still hasn t and sticks out of her forehead. When I take her in, will they just simply cut the stitch down to the surface ...
 

How long will it take for the stitches to dissolve after surgery?

I had emergency surgery to remove my appendix it was open surgery the stitches are dissolvable how long before they disolve? Also my external stitches have tape over them when does this come off my ...
 

How long does it take to heal after a getting stitches ?

how long does it take to heal after a getting stitches on your head? i had to get about 30 stitches ... the dissolvable ones that are still in my head. the areas around the stitches feel a little off... sorta like ...
 

How long does the stitches take to dissolve after a c section?

of stitch sticking out on right side, today noticed stitches poking out on left side. how long do dissolving stitches take to dissolve and why are they poking out? ...
 

White thread stitches inside lip. How long will it take to dissolve?

I have white thread stitches, I don t know how long it s supposed to take. Should I go to my own dr ...After a fall 2 weeks ago in my home, my upper lip needed 5 stitches outside, and 5 inside ...
 

How long do the dissolvable stitches take to disappear in mouth?

. The surgeon said that he put dissovable stitches in my mouth. How long will it take for them to completely dissolve? The stitches arent bothering me but the knots are starting to bother my gums a little bit ...
 

How long does it take for dissolvable stitches to disappear?

long does it take for these stitches to disappear? ... disolvible stitches. My expansive wound got infected and pus keeps draining out. I ve been on antibiotics ...
 

How long does it take for the stitches to dissolve in mouth?

on the 20th of December. I had the outside stitches taken out but the inside still remain. How long will it take for the stitches to dissolve in mouth and how should I care for the inside of my mouth? ...
 

Persisting dissoluble stitches, deep cut on chin, stitches protruding out. When will they come off?

hasn t the stitches dissolved and would it actually loosen and come undone before dropping off? And how ... dissolvable stitches to close the laceration. I was advised that the stitches would dissolve on its own ...
 

Suggest treatment to reduce swelling of upper lip after a stitch?

and there is still swelling to my top lip, this is reducing daily but how long should this normally take to go back ...hi, I had 4 stitches just above my top lip after cutting it when I fell, when I was given ...
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What causes swollen tonsil?

earlier. I wish to know, is it because of ear or tonsil infection or something else? I am taking medicine for last 4 days...and there is only little improvement.... how long it will take to resolve completely ...
 

How long do circumcision stitches take to get dissolved?

Hi, i had my circumcision a week ago. But none of my stitches are dissolved by now. I am not able to see the stitches on the upper side of penis as there is swelling of the remaining foreskin ...
 

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

required. Just after my 3rd week post-op I started itching, on March 5; which was my last day of taking ... that many women had the same problem as their XXXXXXX stitches began to dissolve and absorb. Is it possible ...
 

Had surgery for gall bladder removal. Stitched uneven. Feels pain. Could this cause problem?

are not even as well? Could this cause him problems? How long does this kind of procedure realistically take ...I have a friend who had his gallbladder removed about 3 Weeks ago. A few days after that I rushed ...
 

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

to eat well. About 5 years ago I had a vasectomy but after a divorce and re-marriage I decided to have ... opted to remain awake during the procedure, because of this I was able to know pretty much exactly how ...
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How long after having ur tonsils out do ur stitches start to to come to come out to come out and to come out and how to come out and how do to come out and how
Hi.... Many thanks for consulting in Health Care Magic. Usually they are self absorbable sutures. So do not worry. Hope my answer was helpful for you. Happy to help anytime. Further clarifications and consultations on Health Care Magic are welcome. Dr. Sumanth MBBS., DCH., DNB (Paed).
 
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 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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