Complications are typically mild, temporary, and resolve shortly after treatment. Reported mild complications and side effects include: slight, white vaginal discharge; redness or swelling; slight abdominal discomfort, focal, transient altered sensation and tingling following treatment. In rare cases, a Viveve patient could develop an infection requiring antibiotics. Although no permanent complications have been reported, there is a remote possibility of damage to the urethra or rectum. The long-term positive effects (beyond 12 months) of the Viveve Treatment are not yet known.