I never heard of a surgeon using glue before on surgery
It seems like a tacky job to me
only kidding... I think I would prefer glue to staples.
I was appalled when they began stapling people together and it
made me cringe just to see someone who had surgery and
their incision had been stapled together. Staples look like they
would really hurt, but I have ask people if they do and they
have told me they can't even feel them in there.
I read where one man had hernia surgery and they used strips of
tape to hold the incision together.
Maybe, I should ask the surgeon what he will use to close
my husband's incision. I'd reather know now than be
We received the instructions for his pre-op at he hospital and
his instructions for the surgery today. They suggested an ice
back or a package of frozen peas to help with the swelling.
So, Go out and get you some frozen peas and maybe it will
help take the swelling down. I guess they would make a neat
ice pack and you can refreeze them and use them over and over.
So glad your missing twin is in there somewhere... that's sure
Keep in touch and let me know how your healing progresses.
My husband's instructions say for him to wear an athletic
supporter for seven days. That really sounds binding right
after having surgery.
I will let you know how things go for him.