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Suggest cure for wound caused by butterfly stitches

My daughter got butterfly stitches a week ago just above her eyebrow, the doctor said they wil come off within 5-7 days, one has fell off yesterday and the other one is hanging off so i went to remove it today but the gap on her head hasn t closed up properly yet though, what should i do?
Wed, 4 Feb 2015
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Hi. I think wound has opened up. You should consult your doctor and get it re-stitched to avoid ugly scar. Wound gaping might lead to increased scar formation which might be an ugly thing on face. Thanks
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