Regarding the fact that a nasal plaster or splint will be put on the nose after rhinoplasty, knowing that this plastic cast should not get wet, how can we take a bath during the first week after rhinoplasty, plastic surgery, nose surgery, nose job?
After rhinoplasty, you can not go to bathroom alone and as usual. During this time, if you want to take a shower, you need to ask someone else accompany you in the bathroom and help you wash your body.
Regarding the fact that you are taking pain killers, you might feel sleepy during these days. Therefore, you need to be careful not to slip and fall in the bathroom (especially if you are using a bath tub).
You need to use lukewarm water for washing. Hot water makes you get dizzy. In the time of washing your body, try not to bend your head forward as much as you can. It would be better for you to take a shower the day before the rhinoplasty and wash your head and body thoroughly, so you do not need go to the bathroom for a few of days after the nose surgery.
How to take bath after rhinoplasty?
From the second day on, for washing the hair, you can sit on a plastic chair in the bathroom. Bend your head backward and ask someone else to wash your hair instead of doing it by yourself. Ask the person to check the water temperature.
You may use the wash basins that are used in hair saloons to wash your hair. All you need to do is to bend your head backward and ask someone to wash your hair.
When you make sure that the water temperature is ok, do the washing.
If you wash yourself alone, you might bend your head forward and make the nasal splint wet.
A wet splint irritates nasal skin and makes the skin itchy. Bear in the mind that you should be careful with the nasal splint and dressing not to get wet.
It will be difficult to tolerate the splint during this week.