Why are there stitches in my cheeks?

Answer Your dentist stitched your cheeks so you do not have open extraction sites exposed to the environment of your mouth.You have absolutely nothing to worry about.

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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.

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 »

Stitches Removed One is still 'there' as the doctor got all but one stitch.?

It is totally possible that your doctor could have missed a stitch when he removed them. It will not go away on its own. You need to return to the doctor and have the last one removed.

Should there be much pain after getting stitches in your palm?

There will be some. But "much" pain? Pain is relative to injury and the tolerance of an individual for that pain. And in a situation where sutures are used to close a wound, the sutures themselves ... Read More »