A 34-year-old female asked:
i have had a cough for about a week. i'm scheduled for surgery next thursday. will the cough interfere with my anesthesia?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Bennett Werner answered
43 years experience Cardiology
It could: Depends on the type of surgery, how urgent it is, and how sick you are next week. You'll want to let the surgeon or anesthesiologist (if you've met that person) know next week beforehand.
Answered on Sep 1, 2020
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