SHORT-TERM COMPLICATIONS (1-7 days)
These common complications are usually minor and resolve within days or weeks:
- Bleeding from skin incisions – usually resolves in 1 to 3 days.
- Nausea and vomiting
More serious complications, although rare, are also possible. These include:
- Leak, abscess and infection
- Deep Vein Thrombosis (Blood clots involving the lower extremities)
- Pulmonary embolus