- Keep area clean and dry.
- Return for fever greater than 101, increased pain, redness or swelling.
- Change outside dressing as often as needed to keep clean.
- Change packing once daily using technique demonstrated (or described).
- Do not soak in water. Avoid getting wet while bathing.
- Take medication as prescribed.
- Return as needed (or in "x" number of days).
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