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Is It Possible to Tear the Abdominal Stiches at 8 Months Post Op?

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It is nearly impossible to tear surtures 8 months after an abdominplasty.

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I would say that the sutures are superfluous after 6 months considering any operation.  If the sutures were to fail, the operation would be unaffected. 

Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
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