Patient Guide

When to Call Your Surgeon

  • You have a fever over 101° F.

  • Your incision becomes red, swollen, or has a smelly discharge.

  • Your incision bleeds a lot.

  • Your incision opens. Lightly press a clean cloth to the incision to control any bleeding.

  • Your pain does not seem to be decreasing after taking pain medication.

  • Vomiting lasting longer than four hours.

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