8 doctors weighed in:
How do doctors remove staples after an appendectomy?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. David Hardin
Wound care
5 doctors agree
In brief: A staple remover
A staple remover is a small tool adjusted to unbend the staples so they curl out of the skin without pulling on it.

In brief: A staple remover
A staple remover is a small tool adjusted to unbend the staples so they curl out of the skin without pulling on it.
Dr. David Hardin
Dr. David Hardin
Thank
Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Staple Remover!
It sounds worse than it is, only causing a little pinching sensation.
It will actually feel better once they are out.

In brief: Staple Remover!
It sounds worse than it is, only causing a little pinching sensation.
It will actually feel better once they are out.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Buck Parker
Board Certified, Surgery
13 years in practice
467K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors