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Are there any safe drugs that can help prevent muscle waste caused from to much surgery and where muscle has been scraped out?

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Dr. Raymond Gagliardi
General Surgery 28 years experience
No: But eating properly with enough protein and vitamins can help. Also, targeted exercise to the area to "build up and strengthen" the muscle might also help if you are far enough from your actual surgery.

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