Stitches


indykat
on Nov 30, 2016 @ 07:40 pm

Has anyone ever had stitches that reopened right after they were taken out?   I just had mine taken out on my back ( mole extraction ) and had to be restitched again. 
 

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laura2423
. on Nov 30, 2016 @ 08:49 pm

Oh no! I've only had stcitches once and I didn't have any issues with them, I hope everything heals well this time around!
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indykat
. on Nov 30, 2016 @ 09:07 pm

Thanks. Hope it does too. I've had stitches before too and no problems. They're in for 2 weeks now .
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laurelkubecki
Yes on Nov 30, 2016 @ 11:53 pm

i had a c section for all of my pregnancies and my last one I had complications with the stitches and had to have some removed and reapplied only to be removed again 4 days later. Permanently. I was scared, it is crazy though how fast the body heals itself.
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TiaQ
. on Dec 01, 2016 @ 08:19 am

I've only had staples (for a c section) - which arent so easy to fall out, but a lot harder to remove!!
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indykat
. on Dec 01, 2016 @ 09:30 am

Glad to know they healed finally. Not fun!
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indykat
. on Dec 01, 2016 @ 09:32 am

Don't think I'd like to have staples by the sound of it.
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MelRichard
. on Dec 01, 2016 @ 06:15 pm

That sucks! How long did you leave the stitches in the first time before they were taken out...was it just too soon?

I had a mole removal on my back also and my hubby took my stitches out for me ten days later...no issues! It was only 4 stitches though.

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indykat
. on Dec 01, 2016 @ 06:45 pm

Had them removed on the 8th day. Had 3 stitches then. Have the same amount this time as well.

Least I'm getting used to sleeping better on my back now. What a pain the first few days.
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wonderwhatif
. on Dec 01, 2016 @ 06:59 pm

Never had stitches before! Wishing you speedy healing!
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indykat
. on Dec 01, 2016 @ 07:48 pm

Thanks. Hoping so too.
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