What should I look for if I am worried about having an infection?
Post operative infections are not common; however, it is important to be aware of the signs and symptoms of an infection. If you experience any of the below signs/symptoms, please contact our office to speak with the physician or PA:
- Fever and/or chills
- Sudden increase in pain
- Redness around your incisions that is expanding (with increased warmth to the touch)
- Thick, yellow/white/grey discharge from incisions
- Incisions appear open and/or sutures are not intact