You will need to have the stitches removed, usually in 7 to 14 days. The doctor may suggest that you see a hand specialist if the cut is…

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Can I wash my hands if I have stitches? After 48 hours, surgical wounds can get wet without increasing the risk of infection. After this time, you can…

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If you notice that your stitches have become red, swollen, more painful, or are oozing pus or blood, see your doctor. If left untreated, a case of infected…

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Most wounds that require closure should be stitched, stapled, or closed with skin adhesives (also called liquid stitches) within 6 to 8 hours after the injury. Some wounds…

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You can go to sauna 24 hours after the removal of either stitches or staples, and you no longer notice any discharge. Are saunas good for healing wounds?…

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Cover the area when you shower and avoid taking a bath, going swimming, or entering a hot tub until the wound has fully healed. After 24 hours, you…

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Straight needles range from 9 to 14 inches long for most sizes, but you may find shorter or longer needles too. Steel, aluminum, plastic, bamboo, and wood are…

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How do I know what replaces yarn? A yarn company can add its own classification to a yarn label, which means that a yarn that has been classified…

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Having decided whether you want a single-loop or a double, keep knitting until the piece is long enough to wrap loosely around your neck once, around 80cm, or…

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NB: st + its yarn over counts as one, so knit together next 3 loops (or 2sts) What are the abbreviations for knitting? Knit Abbreviations Abbreviation Description Sl1K…

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