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Dave Chambers, 6'3" tall, 365 before RNY, 185 low, 200 currently. My profile page: product reviews, tips for your journey, hi protein snacks, hi potency delicious green tea, and personal web site.
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I have felt all the pain from the above posts. FORTUNATELY, before my RNY on March 25th, I told my surgeon [and anyone else who would listen] that steri-strips caused me great discomfort. Because I have a terrific surgeon he listened and said, "No problem, we'll just use superglue [AKA: Derma-bond]. Aside from one scab falling off too soon [in my opinion] due to the fact that it's at my waistband and receives a lot of friction, I've had no problems with my incisions.
My advice for pre-ops and for those who may have to have surgery again is to explain and just ask if there's not something else they can use.
Sorry it's too late for those who are suffering...