How painful are internal stitches?
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Pain from stitches
- Yes, stitches coming up under the skin can feel like a needle,
- Most of these sutures are dissolving, getting softer with time.
- But if a suture I can feel is hurting a patient, I give local anesthetic and try to remove it.
- Ask your surgeon is this is a possibility for you. Best wishes.
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