I bent my neck too far in the shower by accident and felt a slight pull in the donor area. Am hoping I didn't stretch the scar 13 days post op. The stitches still feel intact and there was no pain just a pull or slight grab. I had two types of stitches, nylon that were removed 7 days post op and the dissolvable ones. Stitches aren't internal. I appreciate advice and opinions.
I Was Just Wondering How Long Do the Stitches Stay Strong and Hold Everything Solid in Place? (FUT Hair Transplant)
Doctor Answers 2
Only your surgeon knows what was done during your surgery. Unless there was someone standing next to him/her.
There are many different types of sutures that dissolve at different time frames. Only your doctor can tell you which one was used.
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