Hi,  I am 11 days post surgery.  The hospital told me the tape will fall off in 7-10 days.  2 have come off at either end of the incision but some of them are really stuck on, should I just wait for them to come off on their own or start easing the off.  I’m showering so hope they loosen up on their own.

Thanks for any suggestions,





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by islandgirl - 2020-06-20 23:04:31

Follow the instructions you were given.....let them fall off.

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by AgentX86 - 2020-06-20 23:17:22

Do you have a wound check coming up soon?  If so, they'll likely pull them off (they pulled mine).  Otherwise, leave them alone and let them fall off on their own.  Always follow their instructions.  They've been through this thousands of times and have seen it all.  The instructions are their collective wisdom.

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