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Unread 07-17-2008, 07:08 AM
How many stitches in vaginal cuff

Does anyone know how many stitches are in the vaginal cuff and when they come out?

emd1126
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Unread 07-17-2008, 07:36 AM
How many stitches in vaginal cuff

I can tell you what my GYN told me when I asked that question. "think of a sock, if you cut the end of the sock out, how many stitches do you think will be needed to sew it back in order to wear it again" I said "OMG", he said, "yes, that many". Hope this was helpful.
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Unread 07-17-2008, 12:34 PM
How many stitches in vaginal cuff

I don't know but I'm going to ask when I have my 6 week (dr wasn't there for the 2 week). How long should we expect it to take - by 6 weeks or after? I hope before.
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Unread 07-17-2008, 12:37 PM
How many stitches in vaginal cuff

Everyone is different. at my 6 and 8 week visit I still had my stitches. I was cleared at 10 weeks. I guess I am a slow healer. Hope yours is faster. Good luck.
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Unread 07-17-2008, 12:46 PM
How many stitches in vaginal cuff

emd1126,

My doctor used the same analogy as kimling. I believe my stitches just dissolved for he never took them out. I never noticed them.

Good luck in your recovery.....make sure you give yourself plenty of time for your body to completely heal.
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Unread 07-17-2008, 03:23 PM
How many stitches in vaginal cuff

Depending on how your Dr. did you surgery there are more then vaginal cuff stitches. You will have stitches in other areas also. I was told by my Dr. after I asked him that I have over a 100 stitches internally.
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Unread 07-17-2008, 03:40 PM
How many stitches in vaginal cuff

Thanks for asking this - i was wondering the same thing... would never picture it being as big as a sock!
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Unread 07-17-2008, 06:24 PM
How many stitches in vaginal cuff

my dr said i have about 30 stitches for the cuff and they dissolve!
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