Guidelines before treatment:
This procedure is performed under local anaesthesia. Do not eat, drink or smoke at least 4 hours before surgery.
Do not wear any jewellery.
Do not take any blood thinning (Marcoumar, Sintrom) or anti-inflammatory medication like aspirin or ibuprofen for 10 days before surgery.
The morning of your procedure, shower and wash your surgical areas with desinfectant soap (iso-Betadine, Hibiscrub, Dettol). After your shower do not wear any makeup, moisturizers, oils, creams, or lotions or deodorant.
It is best to shave the pubic area the evening before the surgery.
It is recommended to stop smoking 4 weeks before the surgery.
Moderate alcohol consumption 2 weeks before the surgery, and stop alcohol consumption 1 day before the surgery.
Wear loose fitting clothes. (Training suit, loose fitting pants or skirt)
Guidelines after treatment:
It is important to disinfect the surgical area after showering and use of toilet.
The stitches are dissolvable.
To reduce pain and swelling, you can use ice packs during the first 2 to 3 days after the surgery.
The following pain killers can be taken the first few days: paracetamol 1g tablet 8-hourly, ibuprofen 400mg tablet 8-hourly and if necessary tramadol 50mg tablet 8-hourly.
It is important to take enough rest after the procedure.
Sports: Sports that do not cause any shocks (like walking) can be practised after 1 week. Up to 6 weeks after surgery it is best not to practise more active types of sport (e.g. horse riding or jogging) or sports that involve a lot of arm movement (e.g. swimming).
Up to 8 weeks after the surgery, it is not recommended to visit a saunau or a wellness.
Make sure there is someone to drive you home after your surgery.
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I wish you a quick recovery!