Surgical Aftercare

Your recovery post the surgery is just as vital as the precautions you take before the surgery. Since your procedure is an outpatient one, your recovery will entirely be at home, with regular check-ups conducted by our experts. With just a few steps, you can ensure that your recovery at home goes smooth, and without complications.

At Home

•  You may experience some discomfort, or feel tired. Do not exert yourself.
•  Do not do any strenuous work or exercise, which could hamper your healing
•  Make sure to drink plenty of fluids and rehydrate yourself
•  Do not be the sole caretaker of your children for at least the first 24 hours
•  Avoid taking any major decisions for the first day post the procedure
•  Take all the prescribed medicines and follow any after-care advice given to you.

What to expect after Anesthesia?

You may feel slightly nauseous and tired for the first 48 hours post the procedure. Some other symptoms include a headache, sore throat, and tiredness. Keep in mind that these symptoms will eventually subside in the days following the surgery, and can be controlled by taking medication prescribed by your surgeon.

In case you have any questions about the effects of Anesthesia, feel free to consult our patient advisor, who will efficiently guide you through any difficulty you are facing.

Advice for Caretakers

Being a caretaker involves taking responsibility for the patient’s recovery for the first 24 hours post procedure, or more if required. We understand that you may not be fully acquainted with the steps needed to be taken. Below, you can find some information that will help you efficiently care for the patient, post-surgery.

•  Arrange for private transport (Preferably a car). Avoid taking any public transport to post the surgery.
•  Help the patient with any household work such as cooking, cleaning, laundry, etc.
•   Make sure the patient drinks plenty of fluids, such as water, soups, juices, etc.
•   Refrain from giving the patient any alcohol for the first 48 hours
•  Ensure that all medication is taken on time
•  Help them with bathing or getting dressed, if required
•  Keep enquiring if they need any additional help

Following these tips will ensure that your recovery at home is without any hassles, and you’ll be back on your feet in no time.

Get in touch with your specialist for any additional doubts or queries you may have about recovering at home.

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