How much does a cut have to bleed, or how deep does it have to be, before stitches are necessary?

Answer My fear and distrust of modern medicine tells me that you will be fine if you just rub some butter on the wound, or adopt a dog and let him or her lick it. It if does not stop bleeding soon, wrap ... Read More »

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When you have stitches around your stomach does it burn while you have them in?

Should not burn, call your DR maybe infected?

How deep does a cut have to be to get stitches?

Well the cut alone is not the only concern, was it self inflicted? You may need some stitches and a course of antibiotics if you plan to keep that arm followed by talking to a therapist...A paper c... Read More »

Does it hurt to have stitches taken out...?

I would call ahead and see who's working that day. "Janie" slapped me hard in the face after removing each stitch.

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 »