Stitches!! Urgent question.

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  1. Jellybeanjen

    Jellybeanjen Well-Known Member

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    I have stitches from my 2 episiotomies and when I wipe I have seen like...bits of thread on the tissue!! I assume these are the sutures but is this normal. I feel a bit naive thinking that they actually dissolve and not like...break and fall off when ready haha. Is it normal for bits if thread to come off? I'm worried. Xxx


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  2. Msclaireypants

    Msclaireypants Well-Known Member

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    I had stitches inside and out and about 3 days after birth I wiped and a big clump of them came out!!

    Showed the midwife and she said it was perfectly normal. Definitely ask yours though just to put your mind at ease x


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    You will get buts of thread yeah. Lovely stuff

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    Jellybeanjen Well-Known Member

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    Oh thank goodness! I thought I'd pulled them off or something! I feel like a plonker thinking they actually dissolved like fizzed off hahaha. Xxx


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    Don't feel like a plonker!!! I thought exactly the same x


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    Oh yes, that just brought back a memory of dtd after another gynae op I had. Well before I was even thinking about pregnancy and babies so I had no idea. They do call them dissolvable stitches, very misleading!
     
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    It is so misleading! I wish I knew before haha xxx


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