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Postoperative Care

General Postoperative Care

As you have had sedation do NOT:

  • Drive a car
  • Make important decisions
  • Drink alcohol
  • Use machinery
  • Travel alone
  • Lift heavy objects

As you have just had surgery you should expect:

  • Bruising
  • Swelling
  • Irritation
  • Spotting of blood*
  • Do NOT swim for 1 week

* If bleeding becomes excessive please do not hesitate to call the Doctor or EEC

Swimming, heavy lifting, contact sports and bending at the waist is NOT recommended. Avoid any strenuous activity.