Wear loose clothing and clean skin with soap and water. Do not apply any lotions or oils to the skin.
Return to normal activities
Refrain from strenuous activities: 2 days
Pain medication: as directed
Compression stockings: 2 days
Ambulation instructions: 90 minutes a day for 2 days
Remove bandage after: 2 days
Follow-up visit: in 3 to 5 days
It is normal to experience some tenderness and possible bruising in the areas where local anesthesia was administered.
Call your physician immediately if you experience any of the following:
• Prolonged tenderness, redness or warmth along the treated segment
• Moderate to severe pain, preventing return to normal activities
• Shortness of breath
• Swelling in the treated limb