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If you answer yes to any of the following questions, click on the "Yes" in front of the question for information about how soon to see a health professional.
health risks that may increase the seriousness of your
If you have had surgery:
- Follow the instructions given to you by your
- If the instructions from your surgeon are not clear or do
not cover your particular problem, contact your surgeon.
Have you developed a symptom or problem after surgery?
If a visit to a health professional is not needed immediately, see the Home Treatment section for self-care information.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
November 13, 2012
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