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Removing Steri Strips Too Early

J.P. asks from New York

My steri strips were removed by myself 8 days post op. is this a problem? my inscision is around my belly button


How Long Steri-strips Stay On?

N.F. asks from Grand Rapids

Hello mothers, last week I had my gall bladder removed. I am doing great, not even taking pain meds. anymore!! My question is anyone have this surgery, if so how lo...


Steri Strip Question Plz Plz Help

C.W. asks from New York

i just had my gall bladder out last monday my dr said to take my steri strips off in one wk cuz they wont fall off on there own but my strips r stuck like glue super ...


Just Had Emergency C-section, How Long Did It Take to Heal for You?

A.F. asks from Stationed Overseas

Hi mom's as most of you knew I was pregnant with my second son who wasn't due until May 8th. My water ended up breaking on my first son's 1st birthday Thursday March ...


Worried First Time Mommy

R.M. asks from Toledo

So its been about a week since a had my c section. After i left the hospital and took my steri strips off i noticed one end looked as if it wasnt closed all the way. ...


Dissolving Staples for Closure of C-section

T.C. asks from Spartanburg

I recently had a c-section and was closed with dissolving staples. The staples are covered with steri-stripes. Has anyone else had these staples or does anyone know a...


C-section Recovery

J.S. asks from Sioux City

HI there fellow moms, I had my 2nd c-section 5.5 months ago and my incision has split open again! It appears to be just one layer of skin, not clear down in there....


My C-section Incision Has an Odor

A.A. asks from Los Angeles

I just had a c-section for the second time on Sept 24, 2007 for the birth of my beautiful son Andrew. Well my thing is in the beginning I had so many problems with m...


Need Advice on Scar Care

J.M. asks from San Antonio

I had an emergency appendectomy a week and a half ago. i have a 4-5 inch incision that is healing nicely. The only problem is it is so sensitive/sore. I have a new...


Busted Lip

J.P. asks from Lewiston

My 19 month old daughter tripped over something and busted her lip open. There is a cut on the inside and the outside. It didnt bleed for long and she seems fine with...

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  • about steri strips in 2 answers "I am a RN at Beaumont and this is what we tell our patients about steri-strips when ..."
  • could be a yeast infection in 3 answers "I too had an odor with my c-section. It could be a yeast infection or fungus."
  • maxi pad in 2 answers "... and not those overworked er docs you will get a definitive DX. A maxi pad ..."
  • corn starch in 2 answers "After that put a little bit of corn starch on the area and call it a day."
  • after my second c section in 2 answers "I have had a similar problem after my second c-section."