Octoplasty Surgery 12 Days Ago, Dissovable Stiches Not Dissolving.

Should i leave it a bit longer or get in contact with the nurse.

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Otoplasty stitches not dissolving after 12 days

otoplasty stitches not dissolving after 12 days. These do eventually get dissolved. But 12 days is on the longer period of time and I would remove them. Sometimes if the stitches stay in too long you can get more issues with healing and your appearance of your incision can be an issue.

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