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How to protect the orchiectomy surgery incision?

We will tell you more about your incision care before you are discharged from the hospital.

We want to make sure that our patients recover well while minimizing potential complications. Therefore, we will provide you with a set of clear indications on how to take care of your surgical incision following orchiectomy.

You have to protect the incision from getting soaked in water, you may wash it gently using soap and pat it dry with the towel. Then, you have to place a gauze pad over it. Your doctor will tell you when you should apply a different treatment during your follow-up appointment.

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