When To Notify Your Doctor

Please let us know when you experience:

  • Fever of 100.5oF or higher
  • New or persistent cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Redness or tenderness around the long-term IV catheter site
  • Exposure to communicable diseases (chicken pox, measles, shingles, etc.)
  • Any type of bleeding
  • Inability to take medications
  • Pain
  • Mouth sores or sore throat
  • Nausea and/or vomiting
  • Weight loss or loss of appetite
  • Changes in skin (increased dryness, redness, easy bruising or a new rash)
  • Changes in color or consistency of bowel movements (increased volume or frequency)
  • Decreased energy level