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... I had surgery 8 days ago and my staples are still in my dack. Today they are red and itchy. Is that a sign of infection or is that normal? ... (6 replies)
... I do remember that the more itchy that it gets, the closer you are to the end of the incision healing time. I think it lasted about a week, for you last surgery, which was 2 month ago. So, if that helps any, to tell yourself that the itching is a good thing;). Did your Dr. say you could put some anti-itching oitment on it or to use ice. I know I used ice a lot for it. ... (6 replies)
November Surgery's
Nov 22, 2003
... you will feel much better after the staples are removed ! I know that i do . I had one on the top on my back that was really starting to bother me . Could not even sleep . It was like whop sided . ... (100 replies)

... Hi again. This is PatnOscars daughter again. My mom wanted me to post a more detailed description on her surgery so here goes... ... (4 replies)
... I had a L1S5 fusion on April 2nd. A week after I went to get the staples out. Doc said things looked little red at the incision, so he was just going to take half of them out then I could come back 4 days and see how things were. ... (7 replies)
... discharge or a temp and checking and changing the bandage 3xs a day, he agreed to leave me at home. As others reported, my incision was clear and several of the staples wer scabing and red and angry but not inflammed or discharging. ... (8 replies)
... So he only took out half the staples and will have me come back Tuesday to he can look again, and if all is well, he will remove the rest of them. ... (21 replies)
... hours after surgery and than send you to the floor. Well, right after they situated me in recovery room attached to a million wires, tubes, cathers, etc. ... (38 replies)
... wound dressing 4 times today. I will be calling doctor in the morning to get this checked out. My wife says it looks like red rashy pimple's along the staples. She also said that the hole from the drain bag was also discharging something. She said that the wound was smelling bad also. ... (11 replies)
... I do know better now! Anyway I had the second surgery 3 weeks later to repair the dura and this time the doc had me lie flat on my back after surgery without so much as a pillow for 7 whole days to allow the dura to heal up real good and tight. That in itself was rough! ... (0 replies)
... L5 fusion back in November. My incision is vertical and is aprroximately 3 inches long. I didn't have any staples or sutures that needed removal as the neurosurgeon used something that felt like adhesive that took six to seven weeks to wear off. ... (5 replies)
8 Days Post-Op
Jun 24, 2004
... ay...I am able to get up and walk around, sit on the edge of the bed...and that's about it. I can't sit up on my couch or in a chair...because it hits against my staples and feels like it's pushing them in...hurts like hell. By the way...I have 23 of those which I will be getting out tomorrow if the doctor ok's it.... ... (2 replies)
... It's bed time over here in Australia but i wanted you to know that i had my staples out tonight and it feels so much better. I cant wait to be able to lay more comfortably on my back. The doctor said I am looking so much better. ... (398 replies)




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