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What happens after discography?

After diskography:
  • You may stay in a recovery area and have your vital signs (heart rate, blood pressure, breathing rate) monitored.
  • You should be able to walk after the procedure, and you will most likely will be able to go home that day.

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When should I call my doctor after discography?
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What happens during discography?
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What are the potential benefits of discography?
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How should I manage pain after discography?
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