Southeastern Surgery Center

No Anesthsia Discharge Instructions

Cystoscopy / UDS

  • Following your procedure it is normal to experience increased urgency, frequency, and burning for up to 24 hours.
  • You may have mild bleeding with urination during this time as well.
  • You may return to normal activities today.
  • Increase fluid intake.

Vasectomy

  • Decrease physical activity for at least 3 days, no strenuous activity for 7-10 days (i.e. Jogging, heavy lifting etc.)
  • Continue contraceptive measures until you are cleared to do otherwise by your physician.
  • Abstain from sexual activity for I week after your procedure
  • Do not shower for 24 hours following your procedure.
  • Wear your scrotal (athletic) supporter for up to I week.
  • Apply ice packs to your scrotal area during waking hours on the day of your procedure, 15-minutes every hour minimum.
  • Sutures will dissolve on their own in 5-7 days.
  • You may take Tylenol, Advil, or prescribed pain medications as directed.
  • Bring a semen specimen with you to your first follow up appointment. This should he collected within 3 hours of the appointment.

Prostate Ultrasound and Biopsy

  • No strenuous activity for 24 hours.
  • Abstain from sexual activity for 24 hours.
  • Do not strain to move your bowels for 24 hours.
  • You can expect to see blood:
    • In your urine for a couple of days.
    • In your stool with your first bowel movement.
    • In your semen/ejaculate for 4-6 weeks.
  • Increase your fluid intake.
  • Take antibiotics as directed.

When to call us:

850-201-0505 if after 5P MON-FRI
850-309-0400 if during normal office hours MON-FRI 8:30A - 5P

  • Inability to urinate.
  • Passing large amounts of blood.
  • Fever exceeding 101.
  • Yellow drainage from incision site.
  • If your pain is not relieved by medication.