Myelography

Care After

ExitCare ImageThese instructions give you information on caring for yourself after your procedure. Your doctor may also give you specific instructions. Call your doctor if you have any problems or questions after your procedure.

HOME CARE

  • Rest often the first day.

  • When you rest, lie flat, with your head slightly raised (elevated).

  • Avoid heavy lifting and activity for 48 hours.

  • You may take the bandage (dressing) off 1 day after the test.

GET HELP RIGHT AWAY IF:

  • You have a very bad headache.

  • You have a fever.

MAKE SURE YOU:

  • Understand these instructions.

  • Will watch your condition.

  • Will get help right away if you are not doing well or get worse.