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stitch concerns

I had a total hyterectomy in 2003 and just discovered a stitch in my vaginal cuff.  Wondering after all this time what is involved in having it removed.  I'm concerned this could be very painful to remove. I had this surgery done in another state and my surgeon moved and did not have access to my records to know if dissolvable stitches were used.  Has anyone experienced this?  
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They normally use stitches that dissolve. They may not have though. I would think it would be pretty simple to have it removed. Only your Gynecologist can tell for sure though.
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