11days post-op, lots of pain around incisions. Doctor recommended using micropore tape replaced every 5-7 days, can I switch?
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Hello, if you are having ongoing pain and you are worried that it could be due to the micropore tape, I think your surgeon would want to know. Silicone sheets are usually a very good option for surgical scars but they would need to tell you when you can start using them.
Tape after surgery
Tape application has been shown to improve scars. Please do not switch scar regimen without first discussing with your surgeon. If your wound is well healed, silicone sheeting should be an option, good luck.
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