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Please explain what do i wear when going in for hand surgery?

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Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 39 years experience
Allow for dressing: Wear short sleeve or loose shirt such as sweatshirt to allow for a bulky hand dressing splint or cast.

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A 50-year-old member asked:

What do I wear to hand surgery? Are hey going to make me change into a hospital gown?

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Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice
Hand Surgery 21 years experience
Ask surgical center: I recommend asking your particular center but they usually call you before the surgery date with this and other pertinent information. For example, clothing should be comfortable as you will change into a gown before entering the surgical area for sterility purposes.

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