I had back surgery and have staples that are geting very painful is this normal a

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Answered by R3 Clinics & Hyperbarics

How long have the staples been in and how far out are you from surgery? It is normal for the body to start getting irritated from the staples being there. It is normal to have some slight redness around the staples from the irritation, but without seeing them, it is hard to tell. It can be normal, but would recommend you get in to see your surgeon ASAP to avoid any complications. You can also get in to see a wound specialist.

Published on Jun 03, 2016

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Answered by R3 Clinics & Hyperbarics

How long have the staples been in and how far out are you from surgery? It is normal for the body to start getting irritated from the staples being there. It is normal to have some slight redness around the staples from the irritation, but without seeing them, it is hard to tell. It can be normal, but would recommend you get in to see your surgeon ASAP to avoid any complications. You can also get in to see a wound specialist.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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