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I'll be 3 weeks post OP tomorrow and my incision glue is still on. I've tag it should only stay like a week. Should I do something to take it off at this point? It is starting to peel at the edges a little.

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Yes I had that also just let it be it will come off in it’s own don’t bother it keep using the anti bacterial soap on it and you should be fine

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Did you loose the 31 lbs since surgery ?

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Did you loose the 31 lbs since surgery ?

What do you mean? I've lost 26 since surgery.

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Ok that is fantastic, yes that’s what I was asking since your surgery

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Thank you. How far out are you?

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2 months

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2 months

So what have you lost 2 months out? How is life at this point? Lol

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I wiped mine with a wet wash cloth and then gently pulled it off at 3 weeks. Incision should be well closed by now.

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I was told to just let it come off on its own. It took about four weeks.

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It's normal for surgical glue or steri-strips to take more than a week. I think it took nearly a month for mine to be completely off!

Do not "pick" or "pull" at the frayed edges. Simply trim them with a pair of clean scissors (like cuticle scissors if you have them).

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I had a surgery that used it this past summer - it stays around forever, and by “forever” I mean weeks. Just leave it until it drys up and flakes off naturally as you’re toweling off, getting dressed etc. At a certain point only little bits were left and I felt confident picking them off, but not the parts over the incision.

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