Anonymous
Anonymous asked in HealthHealth & Well-BeingFirst Aid · 11 months ago

Can you swim the day after having stitches taken out?

The stitches are on my lip/face.

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  • 11 months ago

    Ask the doctor.

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  • Roddy
    Lv 7
    11 months ago

    Stitches will be removed as soon as they have done all they can towards getting healing started. This does not mean that healing is complete!

    You should not swim until you know that the wound has completely healed. If in doubt, allow 6-8 weeks or ask your doctor.

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  • Anonymous
    11 months ago

    Not advisable, getting it wet will soften the skin and may open up again.

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  • k w
    Lv 7
    11 months ago

    must be an impatient teen........

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  • 11 months ago

    I think you cannot so

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