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Unless otherwise instructed, the second day after the surgery, the wound may be exposed in the shower, taking care not to scrub the area. The wound should not be submerged in a bathtub or pool until three weeks after surgery.
If unexpected problems, emergencies or other issues occur and you need to talk to the doctor, call 859-218-3065. After hours our answering service will route your call to a physician who will be able to advice you concerning your problem.
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This information is not intended to replace specific instructions from your physician.
Check with your doctor to make sure these instructions apply to your case.