I got a rhinoplasty 8 months ago, and the stitches are still in. Is that normal?
6 months ago
the stitches are in the beginning of my nostrils, like at the sides of the septum, the doctor didn't take them out because they'll dissolve themselves, but it didn't.
Doctor Answers 1
Stitches should be removed or dissolved withing the first month
You should make an appointment to see your surgeon and have these removed. Rarely, deep sutures may make their way to the surface, but by 8 months they may also be removed. Good luck!
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