Can you swim the day after having stitches taken out?
The stitches are on my lip/face.
- PatriciaLv 711 months ago
Ask the doctor.
- RoddyLv 711 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.
- Anonymous11 months ago
Not advisable, getting it wet will soften the skin and may open up again.
- k wLv 711 months ago
must be an impatient teen........
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- 11 months ago
I think you cannot so