A suture is a medical tool used by doctors, operators and embalmers to keep the skin, inner organs or blood vessels jointly in the cause of an injury or surgery. Sutures are safe, non-toxic, hypoallergenic and pliable to be used for sewing the body tissues.
There are many types of sutures available with various features. It gets utilised for diverse surgical needs depending upon the tissue stitched together and the period required for the future to be in place. Sutures get chiefly divided into two groups,
Suture wound care includes keeping the injury dry for the first 24 hours. And only after that one can start cleaning it carefully with warm water and liquid solvent at least once a day. The application of an antibiotic cream after washing and drying the bruise to stop a thick scab from growing over the sutures.
You get positioned conveniently so that the area with sutures or staples is easily attainable. The area affected will be cleaned to remove debris and free any scar tissue from forming. Using sterile forceps, the nurse will discreetly pick up the knot of each suture and will cut the suture using a blade.
The appointed nurse will then use the forceps to pull the suture mildly to remove it amply intact. You may feel a petty tugging feeling, but it will not harm you. She will proceed with each suture until all of them get removed. If you have staples, we will use a tool that relates to a wire cutter to grip each in the centre. By pressing the handle, the staple’s edges get bent upwards. And the staple is gently pulled straight up and out. Again, you won’t feel any pain.
Following that, the nurse cleans the bruise. She may apply adhesive bands to hold the wound ends together for a few more days until the bruise has strengthened again. It depends on the extent and position of the scar.
We provide quality and safe at-home healthcare services. So you don’t have to drive to a hospital or clinic for procedures. We have a crew of highly skilled and reliable health professionals ranging from senior doctors, nurses and physical therapists. And other health experts, all trained medically and provided to help a victim. We can also assist you with precise and careful suture removal at your home. So all you need do is give us a call and relax. Our doctor would soon visit you at your place.