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I had ankle tendon surgery 6 weeks ago and just had the cast

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I had ankle tendon surgery 6 weeks ago and just had the cast removed today. I am now in a boot (with crutches) for 3 more weeks. The stiches have been removed, but the tape holding the incision is still in place. I forgot to ask my doctor if it is okay for me to get the incision wet in the shower. Please advise.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Singh replied 5 years ago.
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If the incision has healed and has no signs of infection, then yes you can shower.

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