How Long For Stitches To Dissolve. Some types of dissolvable tissues can be dissolved completely in 10 days while others may take up to six months. These can remain on until they fall off naturally or after two weeks.
These stitches can take about six months to completely dissolve. We should rather concentrate on dissolving them quickly. Stitches over joints such as your knees or elbows youll need to return after 10 to 14 days stitches on other parts of your body youll need to return after 7 to 10 days Some stitches are designed to dissolve gradually and will disappear on their own.
This kind of stitches is dissolved by either a natural enzyme in or body tissues or the process of hydrolysis inside the body.
We should rather concentrate on dissolving them quickly. It also depends on the location of the wound thickness of the sutured skin and the overall condition of the patient. Is it safe to bathe or shower. CIRCMALEUK in reply to xhardwarex 2 years ago.