How were you internal stitches closed? Staples, stitches, glue or steri-strips?

How your internal stitches are closed is mostly determined by your surgeon’s preference and your particular situation. For larger hysterectomy incisions, surgeons often use stitches or staples. For smaller incisions, they generally choose glue or surgical tape.

Staples are popular for a number of reasons. First of all, they may be quicker and easier for the surgeon. Secondly, and more importantly for you, staples may allow incisions to close faster and with less inflammation than some other methods.

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