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How long does it take for stitches to dissolve on cornea

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Hi, I had a pretty bad fall two days ago and I have dissolvable stitches in my lip, nose and eyebrow. Strangely, the wounds are not at all sore anymore, but look pretty shocking. Do you know how long ...

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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 ...

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I fell down from bike accident.my teeth went inside my lip. Doctor had made 2 stitches over it and he said it is dissolvable. But even after 11 days the stiches are visible and on top of it i can see ...

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Could I be having an allergic reaction to dissolvable stitches? I had a laparascopic hysterectomy ... to be to something else that was still in my system.....the dissolvable stitches. This came to me because when my son ...

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is swollen and I should give cold compressions. I am using FML for a long time now once a day in my left eye. I was using dooxycyclin for long time also but stopped this about 9 months ago. I have tried ...

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and forth......I wanna know how I can tell if me stitching is infected? And what I can continue to do to heal faster.....how long do theytake to dissolve???                                                                   ...

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I have an ulser on my right corena that I m being treated for . Its bee a little over a week now...I first had one in October and now again. What I wanted to know is How long does it usually take to heal ...

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hello doctor i am having conical cornea suspected 2 years back my doctor at that stage asked me ... doctor told me to wait till i was 20 to make sure that the cornea stopped expanding. as i am 20 now i ...

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has returned. Side note- he cut his cornea last year taking his contacts out, Serious infection and 3 ... this before and I think he was advised to take allergy meds. Doctors claimed he was allergic to dogs and he ...

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yes i fell flat on my face an split my bottom lip kinda straight down towards my lip line it happened on mothers day but how long will it take for the dissolvable stitches to dissolve completely ...

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I had surgery five and a half weeks ago and i have one disolvable stitch that won t come out/dissolve. I am nervous it needs to be removed. Should i have a doctor remove it or is it normal for it to take ...

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that the stitches should dissolve. I have another appointment on Feb 7, 2011 to have my eyelid opened. This involves ... in too long. How should I handle the conversation with the doctor? He is excellent and very skilled ...

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66 yo female sudden clouding of entire cornea while skiing this AM (zero degrees F). Long time contact wearer, new contact started yesterday - felt different when put in this AM. Now eye feels scratchy ...

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hello. my daughter is 5 yrs old. she got +1/-2.5 number for both eyes. doctor is saying she got cylinderical cornea since birth? she has to wear glasses for life long. what kind of exercises she can do ...

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. Will this disappear in time? How long? What other treatment? Can I wear contacts again once cleared up? Any ...Optometrist indicates there are many spots on my cornea, right eye more than left. Also many blood ...

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doctor1 MD

Usually stitches are removed after a week or so...

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Yes it can be done. And it will not be painful. How ever conformation will be given by your eye doctor based on your physical health. Hit thanks and take care.

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What kind of stitches and how long do yoy have them?