Diffuse rash from the hibiclens wash the day before my surgery. Is this common and will it delay BA?
Doctor Answers 3
Rash before surgery
Your plastic surgeon will need to examine you on the am of surgery to decide. If there is any break in the skin integrity, even close to the incision, I would say you are at a higher risk of infection or complication. If your surgeon recommends you delay, it is the best thing for you in the long run.
I wish you well
Rash Pre Surgery
Unfortunately, your Plastic Surgeon would be the best person to advise you about this- preferably in person.
All the best
Rash and surgery
Most surgeons would cancel surgery and let the rash settle further as there can be significantly increase skin bacteria in the area which greatly increases your chance of an implant infection.You should avoid these pre op washes in the future in case you are allergic or oversensitive to them