Do I need stitches?? ?

Cut myself today. It took forever to stop bleeding. It’s still open. Do I need stitches?? 

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3 Answers

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Yeah, that needs a couple of sutures. It's in an area that bends & moves a lot, so it won't close well without stitches. But you need to get it done within 8-12 hours, otherwise they won't be able to suture it.

  • 2 months ago

    I would but 2 in that wound because it’s gaping, not because the bleeding. You need to get them within 12 hours. Any urgent care can do this.

  • 2 months ago

    You might. Go to the hospital, better safe than sorry. If you don't get stitches when you need them, the cut could become infected and/or not heal properly, resulting in the need for more intense medical care.

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