When To Call …
- If you have an oral or forehead thermometer showing a temperature of 101 degrees F or higher.
- If you notice any redness, drainage, separation, or odor from your incision site.
- If you are unable to drink at least 12 oz of fluid every 4 hours.
- If you have vomited more than twice in a 6 hour period or if you have persistent nausea lasting 12 hours or more that is not helped by nausea medication.
- If you experience sudden leg swelling and/or calf pain, especially if it only involves one leg.
- If you experience chest pain with taking a breath or shortness of breath or persistent cough.
- If you experience any adverse medication effects such as hives/welts difficulty breathing or swelling of the throat.
- If you are coughing up blood tinged sputum.
- If you see blood in your urine that shows in the toilet, especially if it is associated with pain or burning when you urinate.
- If you are having vaginal bleeding that is heavier than a regular period. (This rule may very for specific patients, especially if you are experiencing a miscarriage, your bleeding may be heavier.)