is arthroscopic surgery ok if i have a cold? shoulder repair
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Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
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Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Yes,if no fever: If you are having arthroscopic shoulder surgery(labral repair, rotator cuff, etc.) electively u can have [email protected] surgery center w/ a cold as long as you dont have a signifigant fever or other symptoms.Check w/your surgeon;some will say to re-schedule even if u are not having a fever...Varies w/docto and sometimes the anesthesiologist..Best of luck!
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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