Anal Wart Surgery
(Surgery, Anal Wart; Condyloma Acuminata Surgery; Surgery, Condyloma Acuminata )
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Reasons for Procedure
What to Expect
Prior to Procedure
- Eat a light lunch and a clear, liquid dinner the day before surgery.
- Do not eat or drink after midnight before your surgery.
- Take any medications your doctor suggests at the appropriate time.
- Arrange for a ride home from the hospital.
- Arrange for someone to help you around the house after surgery.
Description of the Procedure
How Long Will It Take?
How Much Will It Hurt?
Average Hospital Stay
- Eat foods that are high in fiber and drink plenty of fluids. This will prevent straining and constipation .
- Be sure to follow your doctor's instructions.
Call Your Doctor
- Bleeding in the rectal area that cannot be stopped when applying pressure
- Signs of infections such as fever and chills
- Bad-smelling drainage from the anal area or area where you have stitches
- Stitches break open
- Increased swelling in rectal area
- Pain that is not controlled by the medication you were given
- You are not having bowel movements regularly
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- Reviewer: Daus Mahnke, MD
- Review Date: 12/2014 -
- Update Date: 12/20/2014 -
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