My question is, my Dr wanted me to remove the steri strips at day ten. I removed the left side and i feel it looks amazing. But my right side had more done to it and im scared to death to remove the strips.. I also have extreme inching and some swelling on the right. I feel the strips are making my skin red and swollen. Do you think i should just leave them alone. Or just do it and remove them. Will my skin close over the strips? Please advice...
Had BA with nipple revision in 12/3/13, I have 500 cc hp unders. Should I remove steri strips? (photo)
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Had BA with nipple revision in 12/3/13, I have 500 cc hp unders. Should I remove steri strips?
Go return to see your surgeon if so unsure that removal of the steri-strips is to difficult for you.. I would expect my patient to see me with any issue.//
If you trusted your surgeon to do your operation, I would recommend that you trust his post op instructions. He is the one to call if you have questions.
All the best. Dr G
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