Is Removing Stitches Really Necessary?

If it is your first time getting stitched, you might be wondering if removing stitches is necessary. The answer is a huge yes! Stitches need to be removed after 4 to 14 days depending on the wound area. Removing it too early can cause the wound to open again while leaving it on for too long will leave noticeable scars. If you want to know how to remove the sutures, ask your physician for the guidelines.

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