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Coaldale, PA
A 43-year-old female asked:

I am scheduled for open surgery on tuesday to remove large dermoid cyst. would being on day 3-4 of period force postponement of surgery? thank you.

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Dr. Norman Cohen
Anesthesiology 36 years experience
No.: Being on your period is not a reason to delay surgery. There is a slightly higher risk of post-operative nausea during one's period; however, that is usually controllable with treatments commonly available.

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