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Removing stitches

  • Service
  • Helsinki
  • Public service

If you go to hospital for surgery, medical professionals will tell you when your stitches or staples should be removed upon your discharge. Nurses at your local health station carry out this procedure.

You can book an appointment for stitch or staple removal via Maisa.

Basic information

The service is provided byCity of Helsinki
Responsible for the serviceSocial Services and Health Care Division, City of Helsinki
Area Helsinki
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: Social Services and Health Care Division, City of Helsinki
Updated: 24/5/2022