Is this staple supposed to be there? (Photo)
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It was left inadvertently and should be removed. Go to your surgeon and they will gladly assist you.
Best to return to your surgeon to have it removed.
Likely the staple was left in by accident. Go see your surgeon for follow-up. Good luck with your results.
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Go get it taken out
sometimes PS use staples to mark areas of the body during surgery. Apparently you had one left in place after surgery. go see your PS and have it removed.
Staples are sometimes used to reapproximate tissues during surgery. It can be easily removed at this point just give your PS a call.
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