I have a stitch coming through the tip of my nose , i thought it was a black head but it's a hard string. Do I keep or remove ?
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Spitting Tip Suture
Thank you for your question. From your description and the location in the photograph , it appears you are spitting a suture. I would place a small amount of antibiotic ointment over the area, avoid manipulating it, and have it evaluated by your surgeon as soon as possible. Good luck and I hope this helps!
Yes, it's a spitting suture. Schedule an appointment with your surgeon to have it removed, but do not do anything to it on your own.
Seems to be suture
From your description and its location, it appears to be a suture. I'd place a small amount of antibiotic ointment over the area, avoid manipulating it, and have it evaluated by your surgeon.
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You should definitely contact your surgeon for an evaluation in person and removal. It can likely be removed in the clinic setting. Good luck!
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