Hi all. I know its been a while and hope everyone is doing well. I have a ? I am 9 months post op and doing very well. I just am curious, at one part of my scar I have some stitched that are coming through. I have already had an abcessed stitch at the lower part of the inscision, but these are just there. No infection.. Has this happened to anyone?
I was just reading up on this a little. Apparently if you are allergic the stitches can force themselves out instead of dissolving.. They are clear so its not hair. I am going to make an appt with the dr. From what I am reading they just either clip them down or have to open the area and re-stitch using something else.. THey may have been there for a while and I may never have realized it because of the way my hair grows ( I thought that it what it was at first too, but its not) we will see
Selma, I dont know. I have asked my Primary about it and she says no, but I dont know what testing is involoved or how they tell. My NS used the glue because me insicion was so long, she said it decreased the risk of infection, and it looks "prettier" lol
As for me my NS ended up using muslin to cover my inner support and he told me the inside stitches will always be there. This is one thing that is always on my mind because what if they did come loose. He said your skin tissue does grow over them, but they are always there. It's interesting to hear about the glue stitch. I have never heard of that for a zipper head like us. LOL
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