If you leave the hospital and there is a risk of complications, it is important to know what the possible symptoms are and what to do in that case.


Symptoms indicating complications include:

  • Fever
  • Increased pain 
  • Unexpected bleeding
  • Wound problems
  • Difficulty urinating

In doubt

In doubt, know that there are several contact options:

  • Your GP
  • Your attending physician in the hospital through his/her secretariat
  • The Accident & Emergency (A&E) department: phone +32 2 477 51 00 (in emergencies)