How Long Should Steri Strips Stay on after Surgery?


The amount of time steri strips should stay on after surgery depends on the type of surgery and the directions of the surgeon. Steri strips are used to keep wounds closed and aid in keeping sutures closed too. They are small and contain adhesive to stick to the skin.
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