How long does it take for my hand to heal afte stitches my hand split open after fighting?

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  • 1 month ago

    If all goes well, and you don't have clotting or other issues, by Day 3 you should have a good scab, by Day 5 the body starts its real reconstruction work with granulation tissue.  About 4 weeks to fully heal a minor would even though stitches reduce the gap and make it mend much faster. You will think it 'looks' healed after a couple of weeks but there's still repair work going on underneath. So keep it protected and return to sport or heavy manual work using that hand gradually.

  • Will
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    1 month ago

    That depends entirely on your body's ability to heal quickly and the expected amount of time for the stitches to dissolve.

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