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How long until vasectomy sutures dissolve

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Dr. Jyothi B L MD

Hi It takes nearly six weeks for the wound to heal.Sutures usually dissolve by that time

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

Consult pediatric surgeon. Children need small and tiny suture materials. And better care. So better to done suture with pediatric surgeon.

Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi MD

Hello, Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum. Usually call as cat gut suture and these dissolve within 7-10 days depending upon the size of ( diameter) of suture. Even you can eat now , at once as ...