Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

145 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Is there any problem for keeping the stitch for long time after the hip surgery?

I recently had hip replacement surgery. It has been two weeks and the stiches are suppose to com out, but instead of going back to the surgeon I have a previous appointment with my family docter next week and I thought I would have it done then. That means the stitches will have been left in for 21 days. Is that OK..
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Medical Procedures ,  
Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist 's  Response
Hello,

You can get it done with your family physician but he might not do if I think about it. Because the one who operated needs to take the responsibility.

Also physician don't do much with surgery and they leave it over to the surgeon. But still if he removes it then go for it if meeting the surgeon is difficult.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Jay Indravadan Patel, Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

my mother 3 weeks ago had hip surgery which was ok,she had problems after with sodium levels which was put right with medication ,but now the nurse has to come in as her legs are leaking fluid and they have told her to keep her legs up ,how can she do that when the doctors at the hospital have told her to excersize her legs by walking,she is 83

doctor1 MD

my mother recently had hip surgery and is taking coumadin and pain relievers. she is very neatious and cannot keep anything down. i was wondering if she possibly allergic to the coumadin. i think her mother was and i can t seem to find anyone who remembers. her mother has been deceased for 17 years. any thoughts?

doctor1 MD

My husband recently had hip surgery with a plate and screws inserted (not a total hip replacement) his legs are very, very weak even with Phy Ther and Occup Ther, he also has bronchitis which has made him tired, will his legs eventually get stronger where he feels like walking again?

Recent questions on  Orthopedic surgery

doctor1 MD

i m 13 and everytime i stand my left knee pops and its sore all the time and is embarrising please help, i m 5 7 or 5 8 and 160 pounds and i ve had two hip surgerys about a year ago....because i had a s.c.f.e slipped capitol femoral eppyfisis because i fell directly on my knee cap

doctor1 MD

i am 35 years old. there are gaps in my knee joint. I want to know the natural ways to slow down the degeneration process of my knee tssues. its a ostearthiritis in the earliest stage. please help n wanted to know the excersies also for the same condition

doctor1 MD

I have severe pain in both ankles due to osteoarthritis.I have had an ankle fusion in one foot and waiting for a fusion in the other foot.I have had steriod injections and various tablets over the years.I have had this for 12yrs.Im thinking of claiming dla.would I be entitled?

doctor1 MD

my father did an orthopedic surgery he should receive clexane is there any tablet form the same as clexane function also someone diabetic 50 yrs old did cardiac catheterization bec of 4 thrombi in the heart and put stents since 4 yearsdoes he must receive plavix or jasperin for ever or what thank you very much

doctor1 MD

I've had an eye problems since August 30th. ? I got it while at the dentist office August 22. He announced he was tired and just flew in from XXXXXXX and England. He wore no mask as he inserted final crown on upper right. When his receptionist...

doctor1 MD

Hi Doctor, I am from XXXXXXX , Could you please suggest me is there anyways to gain my height. which way is the best way either Natural or supplementary. Gender- Male Age- 27+ Height - 5.2 weight - 45+ Natural Way - Diet List and duration Medicine...