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#1 of 4 Old 04-19-2006, 12:24 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I had my daughter on march 19th and I still have my stitches in they dont hurt but does anyone know how long it takes for the stitches to dissolve?
I am going crazy I want them to heal already. Thanks for any info you can give me.
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hmmm... i am not sure!!! i was too scared to look after my hospital birth! i know you are supposed to be healed by 6 weeks....
do you have your post partum appt ready

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It took about 6-8 weeks for my stitches to heal completely. At my 6 week postpartum visit, they were still there and there was one spot with many stitches clumped together and they took the longest to dissolve. Hope that helps!

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Don't you just HATE stitches? I was mad that they even stitched me since I only had a 1st degree tear. My stitches came out at about 3-4 weeks, but I'm sure going longer is still normal too. I know I was really happy when I started seeing stitches in the toilet! I was jumping for joy!!! I really really really hate stitches. : I hope yours will come out soon. It feels SO much better once those irritating stitches are gone.

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