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How soon can I take a bath after lobectomy?


Daria

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I miss taking baths - it’s been 3 weeks since my surgery.  Anyone have any idea how long before it’s safe?

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You should have gotten an aftercare plan from the hospital or surgeon. Mine said no baths or pools until incisions are completely healed... which in my case was about 5 weeks. The incisions healed up faster but the wounds where the chest tubes were took ages to heal and hurt like heck.

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