Is there a period u reach of healing b4 this is accepted and abt how long b4 the skin start closing up?
How Long After a BA Can You Actually Shower? Some Ppl Did 2 Days Some Say 2 Weeks.
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How soon after a breast augmentation to shower?
There is considerable variability with regard to recommendations for showering and no one right answer. Ultimately, you need to follow the recommendations of your surgeon. For my patients, they are usually able to shower by around 2 days though with certain precautions taken.
Shower after Breast Augmentation
There are no specific guidelines for showering after breast augmentation. For my patients who have a trans-axillary breast augmentation with rapid recovery approach, I encourage them to shower and massage their breast the next day. The incision really is not strong for several weeks, but if you are gentle, then there is no reason why you can't get the area wet in the shower the following day. I hope this helps.
When to shower after breast augmentation
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Showering after surgery
Decisions about the time-frame to begin showering after surgery should be discussed with your doctor, but I have always encouraged my patients to shower the morning of surgery and the next day after their surgery. I would equate this to cleaning a scrape after a fall with soap and water. A gentle wash with soap and water in a shower feels good and keeps your skin clean, so I encourage showers after surgery. Please make sure you have someone nearby during your first shower after surgery as sometimes standing for a time can make someone light-headed.
Showering after surgery
First of all, please discuss this with your surgeon who is in the best position to advise you on all issues of post-operative care.
Typically, we allow our patients to shower (in tepid water) 48 hours after breast augmentation. If we have used a pain pump, I would like that to be removed prior to showering. If patients want to take a bath, I usually advise of waiting a few days longer.
Post Op Shower
I allow my patients to shower on post op day 2 . all dressings down to skin. soap and water with a shower. No soaking in a bath . cover the incisions with a gauze avoid irritation from the bra .
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