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Tempe, AZ
A 35-year-old female asked:

I'm having thyroid surgery & have been a crystal meth user for over 15 years. i plan on getting clean 3-4 days before my surgery; is this enough time?

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Tell your surgeon: about your crystal meth use and arrange for medically supervised detox. Chronic meth use affects so many functions that surgery will not be safe until you have been able to fully recover.

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Last updated Jun 29, 2021

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