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I'm having a laparoscopy in 2 days, but also have a slight cold, will they reschedule the procedure?
Half life of plavix 300 mg. Procedure cancelled. How much plavix to give after rescheduled proc 24 hours later?
Plavix: Since plavix' effect on platelets can last up to 10 days, the dose on resumption depends upon how long it was discontinued preoproperatively. If it was held for only a week or less, I would resume it at a one daily dose. Your pharmacist may be able to better answer your question, however. ...Read more
I have a colonscopy tomorrow at 2. I ate one small cup of red jello today. Is this okay? What happens since I ate this. Will I have to reschedule?
OK: You will be fine. Just keep your prep going and show up as scheduled. Just don't eat any more red jello or other red dye containing products. ...Read more
I have surgery friday and am going to have a general anesthetic. Will I have to reschedule if I'm sick with a cold?
Surgery and a Cold: Possibly. Both your anesthesiologist and surgeon will conduct a focused history of this illness and do a physical exam. They will then assess the risk of undergoing an elective procedure in the face of your current health status. Fever, a productive cough, malaise, reactive/congested airways can increase your risk of complications peri-operatively. ...Read more
I'm doing ECT sessions next month. I also have an MRI scheduled in between ECT sessions. Does the MRI need to be rescheduled?
Scheduled colonoscopy today, but I'm still passing brown fluid and some debris. Followed all instructions, 40 hrs no food, will they reschedule?
Probably OK.: As long as what you're passing is a liquid, it will probably be OK to proceed with the procedure. If it is not too late, you may want to call the gastroenterologist's office to see if they want you to take anything additional to the laxative prescribed. If you can't reach them though, continue to follow the instructions and proceed as planned. Good luck. ...Read more
My dad has cold l, I have endoscopy/colonoscopy in 2 weeks, I can't reschedule it's urgent. How can I avoid getting cold until then?
How to get rid of cold quickly? I have first aid training course tommorow and have cold. I can't re schedule. Will I be fine anyway? Tips please
I'm scheduled for a colonoscopy Friday. Over the weekend I get a cold and my Asthma has flared up. Should I reschedule. You have to cancel 48 hrs?
Asthma flare: Having a cold is not an issue but having your Asthma flare up is a potential problem. You will be given some sedation and pain medication prior to your procedure and some of these might have an adverse effect if you are actively having an asthma flare. I would advise to reschedule and check with your Primary Doc to see if you need a short course of steroids in the meantime. ...Read more
I'm 3 months pregnant. I have a 7 hour flight in three days. Is air travel safe and healthy during 3 months of pregnancy? It is really important for me to know whether I can fly while 3 months pregnant. Based on your answer, I might have to reschedule my
Most: Most likely you are going to be completely fine. The most important things are to be well hydrated during the flight and to talk around a bit during the flight to prevent blood clots in your legs (dvt). ...Read more
Should I re-schedule my daughters 2set of needles if she as a cold...No fever? She is also teething.
No need: Present day vaccines can be given in most situations of minor illness. I generally only defer them when a kid has an existing high fever or a worrisome illness where the kid is on the margin of needing hospital care. ...Read more
I am due for my pap smear (cervical smear) tommorow but I might reschedule because my discharge is heavy?
Call your doc: You may need cultures to r/o infection, even with a discharge u can do a thin prep or sure path pap. ...Read more