How long must I wait before I can allow my breasts to get wet in the shower after surgery?

I had breast augmentation on Oct. 24th and the doctor is saying not to allow breasts to get wet for 4 weeks. Is this true?

By all means follow the instructions of the surgeon who performed your breast augmentation. Your surgeon understands exactly what was done during your surgery and is the best person to advise you for follow-up care.

Brooke R. Seckel MD, FACS
Brooke R. Seckel MD, FACS
170 Commonwealth AvenueBostonMA02116US

Brooke R. Seckel MD, FACS

170 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

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Each surgeon should give particular instructions to their patients. In my case, I usually allow them to have a regular shower, a week after surgery.

Luis Lopez Tallaj, MD
Luis Lopez Tallaj, MD

Luis Lopez Tallaj, MD

Torre Profesional Corazones Unidos Calle Tetelo Vargas No. 26,
Suite 506 Ensanche Naco, Santo Domingo,
Dominican Republic 10126

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I believe you should follow your doctors instructions. He/She knows what they did and what precautions need to be taken

Samir F. Shureih MD
Samir F. Shureih MD
10 E 31st StBaltimoreMD21218US

Samir F. Shureih MD

10 East 31st Street, Baltimore, MD, 21218,
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