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.