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How to clean a wound with dissolvable stitches?

I had my middle finger cut off at the first knuckle a week ago... i went back for a check up yesterday and was told to clean the wound twice a day but wasn t actually told how... how do I need to clean a wound like that with dissolvable stitches in place?
Tue, 26 Aug 2014
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hello,
you can use a antiseptic solution like dettol,
clean with hydrogen peroxide, apply antiseptic cream and bandage it,,,
do consult your doctor for any extra care....
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