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how long after I start antibiotics can i have surgery

A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Esther Poza-juncal
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Perhaps always: Talk with your orthopedist about your particular risk factors for infection of your hip joint. After two years the risk decreases, but other factors ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depend : On the situation, clean cases we do not give antibiotic after surgery. Some involved cases we give antibiotic befor and during and post surgery.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on what: surgery and anesthesia was used how long it will stay in your body, whether you were under general or MAC anesthesia. You will be nauseous and letharg ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
Appendectomy : It depends if your surgery was open, laparoscopic or was there ruptured appendix. In general, patients feel much better in about 3 weeks of surgery. F ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard to say...: If symptoms have resolved, then the longer one can wait until readministering antibiotics the better. Having said that, if the surgery needs to be ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Well : Generally this could be infection. Requires doctor visit in person for specific diagnosis and treatment can I get some butter
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
28 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Lung surgery: It's hard to predict without knowing the original diagnosis. Night sweats should stop once the fever stops.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
It happen: A lot of people with knee problems said the same thing either there is some kind of infection causing the pain that gut better with the antibiotic or ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Need Information: Complex issue , control of sepsis is the first order, before chemotherapy , abscess must be drained , most likely you have recto-sigmoid resection , ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Listen : To your surgeon.

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