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Staple removal - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Women's Health
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   Hello, I have a quick question
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User :   I had a c-section 11 days ago, and i am unable to get back to him to have my staples removed. and I can't find a doctor to remove them is it more dangerous to remove them at home or wait until i can find a dr who will take them out but i don't know how long that will take
Doctor :  
it is to be removed by dr only
Doctor :  
or the trained person
Doctor :  
it can bleed
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while doing so
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and in home it is not advisable
User :   well this is my 3rd one, and i know how to do it. what will happen if i have to wait who knows how long to remove them
Doctor :   if this is the third one and you know

Doctor :  
you can go for it but caution is to be maintained abotu infection and bleeding
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