WONDER #597: When Does a Cut Need Stitches?

Question 1 of 3

Stitches made out of what material do not need to be removed by a doctor once a cut is healed?

  1. Nylon
  2. Cotton
  3. Vicryl
  4. Silk

Question 2 of 3

How do stitches help to heal a cut?

  1. keep a cut open
  2. keep a cut clean
  3. bring the sides of a cut closer together
  4. use special antibacterial thread

Question 3 of 3

Stitches are just loops of thread called what?

  1. ribbons
  2. yarn
  3. string
  4. sutures

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