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I'm having an acl reconstruction next week but have a slight occasional cough with clear mucus which feels like acid reflux. will my surgery be postpo?

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Dr. Ahimsa porter Sumchai md
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Resolving URI: Probably not if your symptoms are resolving and due to an uncomplicated URI or a bronchitis triggered by environmental allergen exposures or air pollutants. You should definitely report this to your operating orthopedist and often a preoperative visit is scheduled with the on call anesthesiologist. With or without intubations these symptoms can worsen post operatively.

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