Suture Care (cont.)
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When to Go to the Hospital
If you develop any of the signs or symptoms of infection or have any of the other reasons to visit your doctor and your doctor cannot see you promptly (meaning that same day), you should go to the hospital's emergency department for examination and further treatment. Any deep long wound is likely to need suturing and additional care. Do not try to treat such wounds at home.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/9/2014
Hien L Tran, MD
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