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Laparoscopic gall bladder removal 9 days ago.incisions closed with small strips and then covered with water proof clear stickers.when can i remove it?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
It is about the time: Speak to your surgeon for preference , most will advise to remove and leave to air ( expose the wounds and allow to take shavers ) Go for a post OP visit .
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
A Verified Doctoranswered
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Usually fall off: They usually fall off after showering on there own. Talk to your surgeon, but most of my patients I told to remove them In 12-14 days

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Last updated Feb 4, 2016

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