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How do you get staples out?
Last Updated: 15th April, 2020
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Beside this, can you take staples out yourself?
If the wound isn't really healed it could cause scaringor put you at risk for infection since the staplesaren't being removed in a sterile environment. If youhave the proper training and decide to remove your staplesat home, you can use a disposable stapleremover.
Also Know, when should staples be removed? What You Should Know:
- Stitches and staples need to be removed within 4-14 days. Thespecific removal date depends on the location of the stitches orstaples. Removal should not be delayed.
- You should take care of stitched or stapled wounds athome.
- Here is some care advice that should help.
One may also ask, how do doctors remove staples?
To remove stitches, the doctor will usescissors to cut each of the knots and then pull the threads out. Toremove staples, the doctor will use a tool to takeout the staples one at a time. The area may still feeltender after the stitches or staples are gone.
Do Staples hurt more than stitches?
It usually doesn't hurt when the doctor removesthe stitches or staples. You may feel a tug as eachstitch or staple is removed.