How do I know if my perineal stitches are torn? How do I know if this has happened to me? Wound breakdown can cause an increase in pain,…

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How long should stitches stay in bottom of foot? Stitches: top of foot or leg: 2 weeks, bottom of the foot: 3 weeks. How do you treat stitches…

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Sutures should be removed within 1-2 weeks of their placement, depending on the anatomic location. Prompt removal reduces the risk of suture marks, infection, and tissue reaction. The…

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Make sure they are covered with a waterproof dressing, and if not, cover it with a plastic bag or some cling wrap when you need to take a…

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How long does it take for foot stitches to heal? If you’re wondering how long should stitches stay in the foot, it varies based on the wound, but…

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Wait 12 to 24 hours after you receive your stitches before you take a shower. Take showers instead of baths. Do not take a bath or swim. How…

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Sports/Exercise: You should not swim, play sports(including golf), or exercise whilst the stitches are in place. Depending on the size and site of the surgery you may be…

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Sports/Exercise: You should not swim, play sports(including golf), or exercise whilst the stitches are in place. Depending on the size and site of the surgery you may be…

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It’s important not to scratch your stitches; even though they’re strong, scratching may damage them. You should avoid contact sports, such as football or hockey, to give your…

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After the first 24 to 48 hours, wash around the cut with clean water 2 times a day. Don’t use hydrogen peroxide or alcohol, which can slow healing….

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