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Hi, Just wondering how long stitches take to dissolve? With the birth of my daughter I had an episiotomy and I think they were completely dissolved by the day 10 and although i was a bit tender I felt relatively normal 'down there' by the two week mark. T

Sarah...
Answer: Hi, It does depend on the type of stitches that are used as to how long they take to dissolve. Most of them are gone by 3 - 4 weeks and sometimes they are gone much faster. Best wishes, Alex.
Answered: 20 Jul 2010