When to Call

knowing what life is like after surgery—and being able to commit to it—are both important aspects of successful outcomes. From lifestyle changes to health transformations that change lives, life after surgery is full of both successes and challenges.

 

When to Call

  • Fever especially if it is greater than 101.5
  • Rapid heart rate especitally if it is greater than 120 beats per minute
  • Pain and/or swelling in your feet, calves, or legs
  • Abdominal pain
  • Bleeding
  • Blood in stool
  • Pain, burning, urgency, frequency of urination, or blood in urine
  • Other signs of infection such as fever or chills
  • Vomiting or severe nausea
  • Redness, swelling, pain, bleeding, or discharge at the incision sites
  • Coughing, shortness of breath, or chest pain