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If I Have A Cough Is It Dangerous To Have Surgery
I have a cough, & i've had back surgery, took some prothozime, but the cough is still there and my back is still sore?
Cough and pain: There are many causes of a chronic cough and if this has been a persistent problem then you should see your doctor about a check up. You could be having an infection, bronchitis, asthma, chronic pulmonary disease , etc. Your back pain is related to surgery and you should follow the surgeons instructions carefully. ...Read more
I had carotid artery surgery 3months ago. A breathing tube was used. My voice is hoarse and weak. I have a cough. Vocal cords partially work. Help?
Cough and surgery: Hello, it depends on the cough itself and the surgery you are scheduled for. For example, if you are scheduled for tube placement in your ears, this surgery takes 5minutes for both ears and can be done with IV sedation. But an open heart surgery requires general anesthesia and hours of surgery. If the cough is productive, associated with a fever, in a smoker/copd pt, then anesthesia will cancel. ...Read more
I am down for surgery in the next 2 weeks to have thyroid removed but have a cough started friday will they still do it?
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Hello I have a bad cough since january 3rd and its not going away with anything and i got it about 2weeks after surgery any one can help me?
Can I have surgery in 3 days if my bronchitis has been treated and my cough is mild. I do not have psnemonia and otherwise feel pretty good. ?
Most likely: It depends on the type of surgery and anesthesia required and if your lungs sound clear now. You say you feel well so that's a good sign that it should be alright. Keep taking your inhalers as prescribed and call the surgery center or your doctor with any worsening symptoms. Good luck. Oh, stop smoking if you do. :). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son will have his operation 6days from now. But he got cough and could. Isnt still possible to go on with his operation for hypospadias surgery?
Perhaps...: This cough could be due to post-nasal drip or gerd as well as bronchospasm. The ultimate desicion to proceed with the procedure is made by your surgeon and anesthesiologist. If there is no wheezing or signs of infection and your oxygen level is ok, they will likely proceed with the procedure but the desicion lies with the surgeon and anesthesiologist. Good luck! ...Read more
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