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 Are my stitches infected?

Answer Foul odor is an indication of infection. Getting it a little wet, however, shouldn't be enough to cause an infection.Redness around it, the skin around the sutures being warm to the touch, and dra... Read More »
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Does this look infected Daughter fell and has stitches in knee!?

It doesn't look like it is infected from the picture you provided. You always get that white skin from the moisture in the wound. It will dry out (dead skin) Watch for excessive redness and swellin... Read More »
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If I got three stitches in my finger and it does not look infected, but the doctor told me I had to come back?

Of course you can cut them out yourself. With a finger that is perfectly fine, since no one cares if a finger looks gruesome with a scar or badly healed stitch marks - though of course it will neve... Read More »
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Has anyone ever taken stitches out at home My daughter has 3 stitches and I want to take them out myself.?

Its easy. When the wound has healed up simply use a pair of small scissors and clip the stitches. Then you can easily remove them with tweezers. It should not hurt if the wound is healed properly. ... Read More »
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Is it ok to remove external stitches in 7 to ten days even when there are internal stitches that will desolve?

I use to be a nurse and it is best to let them go on their on. Do not touch them or they could become infected if not completely healed.
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