How long does it take for Wounds with stitches to heal?

How long do wounds take to heal after stitches? How long does it take for sutures to heal?


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  1. 1 Stitches in the face take less than a week

    According to Webmd stitches in the face are removed from 4 to 5 days. According to other sources it can take up to a week.

  2. 2 Stitches in hands and arms take less than 2 weeks

    According to Webmd stitches in the hands and arms get removed in 5 to 10 days.

  3. 3 Feet, legs, chest, abdomen, and back - 7 to 14 days

    According to Webmd wounds in feet, legs, chest, abdomen, and back can take 7-14 days to heal.

  4. 4 Wounds over a joint can take up to 2 weeks

    According to Webmd wounds over a joint and areas of high stress can take 7-14 days in order to heal.

  5. 5 Health conditions can slow down healing

    Health conditions such as diabetes can slow down healing of wounds.

  6. 6 Infection slows down healing

    If the wound got infected the healing process can slow down and it can take longer to heal.


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