Complications to watch out for


24 hours a day, 7 days a week:

If you have difficulty breathing or for any emergency: immediately contact Urgences-santé at 911.
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If you have one or more the following signs or symptoms:

Calf pain
You have cramps or constant pain in your calf. If you see redness or feel heat in your calf.
Your legs are cold.
Your legs are cold and pale or you have leg pain.
Heart palpitations
Heart palpitations or chest pain.
Dizziness
Persistent dizziness or sudden weakness.

Contact a nurse at Info-Santé by calling 811 at any time (24 hrs a day)


If you have one or more the following signs or symptoms:

Fever
Fever (38.5°C or 101°F or higher) for over 24 hours
Nausea
You have nausea or vomiting and can’t tolerate fluids.
Pain is not relived by medication
Your pain increases and is not relieved by medication.

Or signs of surgical site infection:

  • redness
  • pain
  • swelling
Groin swelling
Swelling in the belly

You can contact the nurse at the Vascular Clinic at the Hôpital de la Cité-de-la-Santé at 450-975-5330, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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