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Cesarean Scars

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Updated April 16, 2014

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What materials will be used to close my c-section incision?
Staple Removal After C-section

Staples being removed a week after a c-section.

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How do most doctors close c-section scars?
This may depend on several factors including your body type and your doctor's preference. Your doctor may use staples, sutures (stitches), glue or a combination.

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