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When can I shower or bathe after breast augmentation?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
In my practice, patients are instructed not to get any form of water on or near the incision site for fourteen days after breast augmentation surgery. They may sponge bathe immediately. The incision sites must remain clean and dry to reduce any type of infection, including staphylococcus or streptococcus skin infections.
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