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Orthopedic surgery on thursday. What should I do before the surgery?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Ask ur OrthopedicDoc: Always ask your surgeon about any questions re surgery before operation. S/he will tell you what to do beforehand, what to expect during & after operation, and what side effects & complications to look out for, especially those that need to be addressed immediately. S/he will also tell you how to take your meds prior to & after surgery. Your surgeon needs to do this. Not some unknown online doc.
Answered on May 24, 2017
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle commented
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
If Ur memory fails U always write down Ur questions so U do not forget anything U wanted 2 ask.
Aug 5, 2013

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