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Hello,Thank you for your question.I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.You are doing the right thing.Soaking in normal saline would loosen the dressing.As you have tried it for hours, I feel you need to get it checked by doctor.
He can remove it if he feels necessary.
Otherwise it can fall off with scab.
Trying hard can cause bleeding as you are on Xarelto.
I hope this information helps.If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.If you are satisfied, please rate my answer as good or excellent.Regards.
Then you can soak in normal saline.
With adequate soaking, it should come out.
You can apply neosporin cream to prevent infection.