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RECOMENDACIONES DE CUIDADOS AL ALTA

PARATHYROIDECTOMY

  • From the moment of discharge you must remain at home rest for the first three days after surgery, and avoid physical exertion such as lifting weights.
  • You may not drive any kind of vehicle or use dangerous machinery until 72 hours after surgery.
  • You may not drive any kind of vehicle or use dangerous machinery until 72 hours after surgery. You can not drink alcoholic beverages until after the first three days. The diet will be soft and in moderate quantity for the first 24 hours.
  • You may stain the dressing or bandage with some blood the first day and more lightly a few days later.
  • You may have some blood on the dressing or bandage the first day and more lightly a few days later.
  • You may have some discomfort or slight pain that will subside with the indicated painkillers.
  • May have some discomfort or slight pain that will subside with the indicated painkillers.
  • Avoid constipation; if necessary you can use a mild laxative for a few days.
  • You should avoid constipation; if necessary you can use a mild laxative for a few days.
  • You should contact your doctor or go to the emergency room in case of respiratory distress, significant swelling or bleeding from the wound, as well as in case of very severe pain that does not subside with the recommended painkillers or fever above 38°.