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Pre & Post Care

PRE-OPERATIVE INSTRUCTIONS

Medications
Consult with your doctor about your medications prior to the procedure. You may take your usual morning medications with a sip of water. Please bring your medications with you.
Avoid aspirin or aspirin-containing products for at least 3 weeks prior to surgery.

Food
Do not eat or drink anything for 8 hours prior to surgery except for a sip of water with your medications. Do not eat spicy foods on the day before surgery or drink more than one alcoholic beverage.

Smoking
Smoking should be stopped at least 3 weeks prior to surgery.

Transportation
If your procedure requires general or spinal anesthesia or intravenous sedation, you should not drive for 24 hours. You need to arrange other means of transportation.

Clothing
Loose fitting, comfortable clothing and boxer-briefs underwear are recommended.

Pre-operative Studies
Your doctor will discuss with you the pre-operative studies that are required in your particular case.

 

POST-OPERATIVE INSTRUCTIONS

Post-Anesthesia Instructions
Do not drive, operate heavy machinery, sign important documents or drink alcohol for 24 hours after anesthesia.

Keep Incision Dry
The incision must be kept dry until completely healed. Only sponge baths are permitted - avoid showers or swimming.

Physical Activities
Avoid excessive walking, prolonged standing or heavy lifting for the first week following surgery. Exercise can usually be resumed in 4 weeks after surgery. Sexual activity can usually be resumed in 6 weeks.

Swelling and Discoloration
Some swelling and bruising are common after surgery and usually resolve within 1-2 weeks.

Medications
Your physician will prescribe antibiotics and pain medications to be taken following your surgery. Avoid aspirin or aspirin-containing products for at least 2 weeks after surgery.

Smoking
Avoid smoking until your healing is completed (usually 4 weeks).

Follow-up
You should be seen within 24 hours of your surgery for a check-up and instructions on post-operative dressing changes. After that, you should be seen or speak to the doctor on a weekly basis until healing is completed.

Penis Stretching Device
Penis stretching exercises are usually begun 4 weeks after penis lengthening and 6 weeks after penis widening.


 

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