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RECOMENDACIONES DE CUIDADOS AL ALTA

LASER CORDECTOMY

  • From the moment of discharge you must remain on home rest for the first three days after surgery. Avoid physical exertion, such as lifting weights for a month.
  • You may not drive any kind of vehicle or use dangerous machinery until 72 hours after surgery.
  • Avoid talking for the first 72 hours and then avoid long conversations for a week. When you start talking avoid straining your voice, as well as whispering. Avoid the telephone.
  • Avoid dusty, smoky, and noisy environments.
  • Normal diet, slightly soft and warm, when swallowing, do it slowly and in small amounts.
  • It is normal to stain the saliva with blood but in small quantity and occasionally, not continuously.
  • Watch your breathing, if it is difficult or noisy you should go to the emergency room.
  • For pain, take the indicated painkillers.
  • If you were taking aspirin or another antiplatelet agent before the procedure, consult your doctor about the time to restart the treatment
  • In case of fever higher than 38°C, go to the emergency room or contact your doctor, as well as in case of severe pain, bleeding or difficulty breathing.