Stitches: how long does freezing last?

Answer There won't be any permanent damage. The freezing is to stiffen the edges of the wound so that there's less risk of tissue damage or further bleeding when your stitches are being made or while they... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Stitches: how long does freezing last

How long does it take for a doctor to take stitches out?

4 stitches, about a couple of minutes. No it doesn't hurt. Yes it is very quick.I am a nurse and removed thousands of stitches in my career. It has never been a problem or painful.

How long does it take dissolvable stitches take to dissolve?

About 5 days. It's not uncommon for them to take a little of a week, though, to dissolve.

How long does it take for episiotomy stitches take to heal?

How long will stitches in the mouth be sore?

You can use an ice pack on the outside to reduce swelling. That will go a long way to making you comfortable.Mouth wounds heal quickly. It will probably "feel normal" in another day or two, but g... Read More »