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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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