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Stitches not remove properly

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: December 15, 2021 1:25 PM
Anonymous 6 months

I have skin biopsy for mole glad it was benign mole. I remove my stitches by myself and some stitches left inside is it harmful?:sweat_smile: its small tiny thread left inside hard to take out. I use nail clipper to remove it. It is blue thread its non dissolveable.

Dr Sashini Seeni 6 months
General Practitioner

Greetings,

Thank you for choosing us to get an opinion regarding your health issues.

I will do my best to give you information related to your condition.

For your information, it may cause permanant scar . Keloid formation: A keloid is a large scarlike tissue which is darker than the normal skin and in rare occations, it may cause complications such as infection, etc.

It is best if you were to present this to your doctor so that further examination can be done to determine the best way to solve your issue.

I hope I have answered your questions today. You can contact our doctors online by clicking the link below.

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Last Updated: Wed Dec 15 2021 13:25:12 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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