Do-it-yourself stitches (at home stitches)?

Answer you should leave your scars as they are and do what that girl said where long sleeve thats covers it all, your employer is not going to examine your body daily. The reason I tell you this is cause ... 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 »

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.


It will be nothing. Don't stress about it. No pain what so ever.

Can I get my stitches wet ?

You should keep them dry for 3 days. Do a spot bath instead of a shower.