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Post Care Instructions 2019-05-28T22:47:22+00:00

Post Care Instructions

Important Tips:

• Leave your bandage on for at least 15 minutes after your treatment
• Keep the puncture site area clean and dry after you remove your bandage
• Avoid showering, bathing or exposing the puncture site to water for at least 1 hour after your treatment
• Avoid strenuous activity or stressing the puncture site for 24 hours after your treatment

Procedure Risks And Complications:

• Pain at the puncture site
• Bruising of the skin
• Infection
• Allergic reaction to any of the ingredients from the procedure preparation or the therapy
• Failure to successfully place IV catheter in the vein
• Puncture of the wall of the vein requiring the use of a different site for IV
• Self-resolving blood clot in the superficial vein
• Infiltration – fluid and ingredient leakage through the wall of a vein into the surrounding skin, which will reabsorb spontaneously

Contact Us Or Seek Medical Care

• If you develop any loss of sensation or numbness around the procedure area or in the arms where the procedure was performed
• If you develop repeated or worsening swelling at the puncture site
• If there is bleeding from the puncture area that will not stop
• If a large bruise develops around the puncture site
• If bleeding from the puncture site develops and will not stop even after pressure is applied for 15 minutes
• If redness or red streaking develops around the procedure site
• If you develop shortness of breath, rash, itching sensation, swelling of your lips, tongue, throat or other signs of an allergic reaction
• If you develop a fever