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How many stithes? How many stithes?

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  #1  
Unread 11-04-2007, 06:14 PM
How many stithes?

Anyone have any idea how approximately how many stitches are used in TVH?

I'm sure everyone is different I am just wondering if anyone "knows"
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Unread 11-04-2007, 06:19 PM
How many stithes?

All my doc would say was you don't want to know...lots and lots.
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Unread 11-04-2007, 06:31 PM
How many stithes?

Dont know for sure but a whole lot, there were many layers of stickes in the cuff and the incision and then many internaly too ..
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lisa
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  #4  
Unread 11-04-2007, 07:18 PM
How many stithes?

I had a TVH. I asked my DR at my 2 week post op. She just said it's hard to tell and kinda went on to another subject. I think she didn't want to terrify me.
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Unread 11-04-2007, 07:19 PM
How many stithes?

you think hundreds?
  #6  
Unread 11-04-2007, 07:21 PM
How many stithes?

I think hundreds at least.
  #7  
Unread 11-04-2007, 07:24 PM
How many stithes?

i just crossed my legs!
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Unread 11-04-2007, 07:27 PM
How many stithes?

lol! It's scary to think about isn't it. I do remember the only other thing my DR said when I asked her is that " we stitch the cuff up like a hem then use staples. She didn't say anything about all the internal stitches.
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Unread 11-04-2007, 07:31 PM
How many stithes?

OK, you all are cracking me up. I had 15 staples. Outside. One of the queens in our post time called the vaginal cuff a 'sock puppet." Kudos to Zappo for that one. We can't have hundreds, they could not sew that fast for what is really a short operation, right?
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Unread 11-04-2007, 07:35 PM
How many stithes?

I don't think there are hundreds in the vaginal cuff, but I think that we may have around that many internal stitches. Don't quote me on that, but I have heard that could be true. I don't know. I don't think anyone's DR has really given them a good answer on this.
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