Is it ok to remove external stitches in 7 to ten days even when there are internal stitches that will desolve?

Answer 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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I can feel one of the sutures on my tongue, what should I do about it?

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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.?

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Sutures removed yesterday... Should i go back to doctor. Plz read :)?

Go to your doctor. If that wound is open you may get a infection and you dont want that.