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Pickledonion24 Wed 14-Feb-18 16:14:29

Had a laposcopy on Thursday was told I couldn’t have a Bath for ten days. Went into boots to get some more plasters and found they had waterproof ones for bathing especially for wounds and stitches. The pharmacy man also said I could bath after 7 days. I stuck 3 plasters on and ones leaked where it was stuck to my hair others are bone dry. The stitches now itch should I be worried or is it normal feeling stupid.

kaytee87 Wed 14-Feb-18 16:17:18

I'd phone 111 for advice op. Hopefully everything is ok.

Pickledonion24 Wed 14-Feb-18 16:53:24

Ok will phone them later I’ve dried the stitches and put clean dressing on will change it later and have a look

Lucymek Wed 14-Feb-18 16:54:28

That's normal. Unless it becomes inflamed etc I wouldn't fuss x

mirime Wed 14-Feb-18 17:01:11

Keep an eye on it, get proper advice if you're worried, but I seem to recall I was told I could bathe/shower shower three days after I had keyhole surgery as long as the incisions were dry - so no bleeding or anything.

Singlebutmarried Wed 14-Feb-18 17:27:15

If it goes red worry. If not just bathe with salt water and pat dry.

Pickledonion24 Wed 14-Feb-18 17:48:58

Thanks for the advice all feels better

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