Just back from post op and

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It's a no go for 2 more weeks 👎🏼 still full of stitches. I'm sure the hubby will be thrilled... Not lol other wise she said it looks great

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    It's early days steph so take things easy, listen to your body and you'll be grateful in the end.

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    Hi Steph,

    My surgery was 3 month ago

    Some of stitches are still there!

    A bit softer but there!

    They are going to dissolve within 3-6 month.

    Take it eazy, most important- don't lift anything more than half of a kettle weight!

    Take care

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      Stitches dissolve before 6 months Sheeba in fact they should have dissolved by 16 weeks post op. If they haven't there's a risk they could become embedded and possibly infected. 

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      Yes Matron, between 3-6 month

      Im 3 month after my surgery or 12 weeks, stitches are not embedded or infected

      They are softer, but still there

      Im checking it with my doctor every 4 weeks

      She is very happy with heeling

      Take care😊

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      You are only 12 weeks. Not all of my sutures had dissolved at 12 weeks. They can take up to 16 weeks to dissolve but not 6 months. You would have an infection long before then if they hadn't dissolved and probably a pelvic infection.

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