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When should I call the doctor?

Some patients do have complications after surgery. Call us if you experience any of the following:

  • Increasing redness or swelling at your incision area
  • New drainage from your incision that is yellow, tan, or milky in color
  • Pain that suddenly increases or is unmanageable and prevents you from sleeping
  • Pain, redness and/or swelling in your calves 
Emergency department entrance of the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center