Welcome to C.A.R.E Surgery Clinic, General & Bariatric Surgery

  • 3351 Plainview, Suite A-7 Pasadena, TX 77504
    10907 Memorial Hermann Dr #440, Pearland, TX 77584

  • Call Us: (832)915-8140

Common Questions



Common Questions


For starters, please read your discharge instructions for more information about incision care and other important recovery information. The following are the most commonly asked questions after surgery:


Answer
Call your surgeon if you have:
  • a temperature of 101.6 F or higher
  • problems or signs of infection at your incision site such as:
    • increased pain
    • increased swelling
    • increased redness
    • odor
    • warmth
    • green or yellow discharge
  • any change in your ability to move such as new weakness, or not being able to move your arm or leg
  • any change in sensation such as new numbness or tingling
  • any unusual bruising or bleeding
  • severe pain not relieved by medicine, rest or ice
  • any problems, questions or concerns related to your surgery

Call 911 or have someone take you to the nearest hospital Emergency Department if you have any chest pain, trouble breathing or shortness of breath.

Answer

Signs and symptoms may include:

  • increased redness, swelling or warmth at the incision site
  • change in color, amount, odor of drainage
  • increased pain in the surgical joint
  • temperature higher than 101.6 F

Call our office if you have any of the above signs or symptoms.

Answer

Signs and symptoms may include:

  • swelling in one or both legs
  • pain or tenderness in one or both legs
  • warmth of the skin in the affected leg
  • redness or discolored skin in the affected leg
  • leg fatigue

Call our office if you have any of the above signs or symptoms.

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  • You can resume sexual activity when you are ready.
  • A firm mattress is recommended.
  • Be the passive partner for the first six weeks after surgery.
  • Use the missionary position or less dominant position.