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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

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Dr. Arun Prasad
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Dr. Arun Prasad

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Exp 35 years

Suture removal procedure

Premium Questions

Dr. Kerry Pottinger MD

i personally wish to remove my sutures on my knee--they have been in for 12 day. The wound looks good and has healed well. I do have a sterile suture removal tray I am a retired registered nurse... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kerry Pottinger ( Anesthesiologist)
Dr. T Chandrakant MD

I have had several sugeries, where my new Doctor is trying to correct by removing suchers I am allergic , but he has not been able to get them all. Now he said he needs to go back deeper in my abdomen ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. T Chandrakant ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Robert Galamaga MD

I had a procedure done 10 days ago to correct penile curvature. I have one place along the circumcision sutures that is now a little irritated. I believe these are dissolvable sutures - my question ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Robert Galamaga ( Hematologist)
Dr.  Chobufo Ditah MD

I need to know if POLYESTER sutures are left in the body after surgery. My Dr. did this to me and a month later the area became extremely infected and the polyester sutures were making there way out of my ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chobufo Ditah ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Robert Galamaga MD

I had ankle surgery two weeks ago, and had the four interrupted sutures removed four days ago ... as before. There is a scab in this area which is where one of the sutures went in; it is not bleeding... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Robert Galamaga ( Hematologist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Matt Wachsman MD

since the procedure, and the sites where the sutures are, are painful and feel like a burning sensation ...Hello, I had two moles removed today, one on my hairline on my scalp, and one in the middle... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Matt Wachsman ( Addiction Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Brijendra Gupta MD

that the suture is lodged underneath a tendon which is what is causing the pain. She said it should be removed. I am wondering if that is what it could be and what procedure will be used to... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Brijendra Gupta ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel MD

started experiencing spitting sutures one after another. I had 4 spitting sutures removed in 2011. It s now 2015 and I still continue on having spitting sutures ( 3 that I can see, but I can... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel ( General Surgeon)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

I was circumcised as a child. Now i have suture tunnels that are large and look like piercings. Two ... and one had torn. Im scared of further harm and i am looking for a safe way to remove them ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

only be used for internal purposes as they can leave greater scarring than removable sutures. I really ... to remove my stitches then? I do not want to wait forever for these sutures to... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.     Suresh Heijebu MD

NO..YOU SHOULD NOT WASH TILL THE SUTURES ARE REMOVED..WASH WITH BETADINE SOLUTION AND APPLY OINTMENT...THANKYOU

Dr.    Muhammad Ahmad MD

this can not be guaranteed

Dr.  Laxmikant Soni MD

Usually stitches are taken with ethilon with fine grade so mostly they are faint marks but they Dont vanish. Creams are available dor reduction of marks. Plastic surgeon or ur general surgeon can prescrib it. Thanks Hit...