How to care for stitches on thumb?

Answer After 48hrs take the bandages off. Make sure you keep the stitches clean and put neosporin on them. Being on the joint will make it a little more difficult since that area always bends. You can cle... Read More »

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How do you take care of a broken thumb?

Please go to the Hospital Emergency. You need X-ray so Dr. can see just how it's broken so it can be set & splint properly. There could be fragments of bone in there, plus there is bleeding at th... 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.

Since breaking a giant toblerone my left thumb joint beneath the nail hasn't stopped clicking the whole thumb ?

take em to court , ha ha ,,, should com with a health warning.

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 »