Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Complications After Surgery

After Surgery: Discomforts and Complications

What are some common postoperative discomforts?

The amount of discomfort following surgery depends on the type of surgery performed. Some typical discomforts include:

What complications may occur after surgery?

Sometimes, complications can occur following surgery. The following are the most common complications. However, individuals may experience complications and discomforts differently. Specific treatment for any post-surgical complication(s) will be based on:

Complications may include:

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