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What to Expect After Radiosurgery
For the next few days:
You may feel a little tired for a day or two afterwards.
No activity restrictions so you can be as active as you want.
You can resume your diet as normal
If you receive contrast for treatment, drink extra fluids to flush the contrast from your system.
You may have swelling around the tumor site.
When to Call
Call your doctor if you have any questions or if you notice any of the symptoms below:
Increasing or severe headaches that are not relieved by Tylenol®
Headaches that occur several times a day even if relieved by Tylenol
Headaches with nausea and vomiting
Nausea and vomiting
Numbness or tingling
Change in balance such as clumsiness or trouble moving hands or legs
Dizziness or trouble walking
New onset of confusion
New or worsening seizures
Who to Call
If the clinic is closed, your call will be transferred to the paging operator. Ask for radiotherapy (radiation oncology) on-call doctor. Give your name and phone number with area code and the doctor will call you back.
The toll-free number is: 1-800-323-8942.