It is desirable that the seams removed by a qualified technician. If you had major surgery or you have a very deep wound, then follow the fusion of tissues and to remove the stitches have the doctor. You can also contact a private clinic if you cannot get to your surgeon. To remove the stitches there will be able to quickly and for a reasonable amount.
If the wound was shallow, and during the healing process there were no problems, the stitches can be removed independently. It is important to know how soon after surgery you can remove them. On average, it is 6-9 days. If the wound is on the face or neck, the sutures can be removed after 4-6 days.
To remove the strands you will need small scissors and tweezers. It is very important that they were sterile. The removal procedure depends on the type of joint (they may be nodular and continuous). If the imposed nodal seam, then you need neatly on one side of the wound to pull a pair of tweezers for the thread so that leather appeared part of the seam that was inside and cut the thread close to the skin. Then you need to slowly and carefully remove the seam. So that part of the thread, which was on the outside, will not take place in the uninstall process through the tissue. It is very important to observe so as not to introduce infection into the wound. This procedure is done with all the parts of the joint.
For removal of a continuous suture to cut the thread in several places in the same way, pulling a small part of the thread out to cut. It is also important to remove the thread so that its outer part is not passed inside the wound.
After removing the need to handle the seam antiseptic. It could be iodine tincture or solution of potassium permanganate (potassium permanganate). For a few days, you should apply a sterile bandage which should be changed daily.
Scars may be formed within six months after the surgery, so you need to be very attentive to him. After the wound is healed, you should use special creams and ointments to reduce scars. Also you should avoid getting scars under sunlight because there is a risk that the scar will darken much stronger than the rest of the surface of the skin. This defect may be permanent.
Advice 2 : How to remove surgical sutures
Surgical sutures are superimposed in surgical intervention in the human body and in the case of receiving serious wounds. When exactly you should delete them, depends on many factors: on what area of the body they were imposed, what was the damage and what action is produced, what is the person's age, whether there are complications, how fast they recover the body, etc.
Because wound healing and the future aesthetic look of the place where the superimposed seam, also depends on the accuracy and timeliness of its removal, then keep in mind that it is better, if it will take a professional physician. So first of all think about going to a regular clinic or pay the medical facility where the procedure will undoubtedly spend more efficiently and quickly.If you are sure that the wound healed and won't cause no trouble, you can remove the stitch themselves, just find out how soon it can be done.
Gently remove the bandage that was covering your seam holding the skin with the spatula, forceps, gauze ball, etc., so she doesn't get stretched. If you had glued a band-aid, soak it tissue surface, and then remove it along the wound and not across, not to unwittingly reveal the wound and to hurt. If the bandage is stuck strongly, thoroughly moisten it with a solution of hydrogen peroxide with a gauze cushion.
The bandage on the foot or the hand can be soaked in a warm solution of potassium permanganate. In a sterile container, pour warm water and add a few drops of potassium permanganate solution (30%) – liquid needs to have an intense pink color. Then lower the limb with a bandage for approximately 5 minutes. When you take the blindfold off, then pull out of the water and the arm (or leg).
When you remove the bandage, it is not necessary to roll to wound, not yet completely healed, not infected. It's better just to cut it. The area of the joints can also be treated with a solution of iodine or medical alcohol.
For removing the weld head surgical tweezers and scissors and a small towel. Tweezers, very carefully pull one of the ends of the filament, which is usually fastened at the side of the seam line. Once you get two or three millimeter white thread, bring it under the sharp end of the scissors, cut the thread at the surface of the skin. Cut the thread with a knot on the sly pull with the tweezers. It is important that the thread that was on top, did not pass deep into the skin tissue and inadvertently infected her.
When completely finished this procedure, the scar area apply antiseptic and sterile bandage close.