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This Stitch is Stuck? (photo)

I had my stitches removed about 2 weeks ago,i had a small scab, when it fell off i noticed the stitch i grabbed some tweezers an pulled about 2inches or so out, ive tugged pritty hard but it wont come out what do i do? (surgeon is in another country,to far)

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This Stitch is Stuck?

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The posted photo shows a retained suture. Best to call a local PS to remove and pay for his/her time. Fee should be less than $150 but ask first the charge. 


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