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Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

When Should I Call My Doctor?

  • If you have swelling, redness, or soreness of your incision(s).
  • If you have a large amount of blood or fluid leaking from your incision(s).
  • If you have a large amount of vaginal bleeding (changing 1-2 pads per hour).
  • If you have a sudden increase in vaginal blood flow, blood clots, or foul-smelling vaginal discharge.
  • If you have any sudden or severe pain, or vomiting.
  • If you have difficulty or pain while urinating (emptying your bladder).
  • If your temperature is 38°C (100.4°F) or higher for 24 hours.
  • If you have symptoms of depression that are severe enough to interfere with your daily routine.

IF, FOR ANY REASON, YOU CANNOT REACH YOUR DOCTOR, GO TO THE LOCAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT.

Make a follow up appointment with your doctor.

Visit the Gynaecology department