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I really need skin reduction surgery, but worry about risks due to dm and high bp?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Discuss with surgeon

This needs to be individualized.
Discuss with plastic surgeon who does procedure frequently and also discuss with primary physician whether you can be cleared medically for procedure.

In brief: Discuss with surgeon

This needs to be individualized.
Discuss with plastic surgeon who does procedure frequently and also discuss with primary physician whether you can be cleared medically for procedure.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Optimal med control

The first thing is to obtain optimal medical control of your diabetes and blood pressure to lower your risks of surgery.
Other risk factors include obesity and tobacco use. Discuss with surgeon in. Co saltation with your primary care physician.

In brief: Optimal med control

The first thing is to obtain optimal medical control of your diabetes and blood pressure to lower your risks of surgery.
Other risk factors include obesity and tobacco use. Discuss with surgeon in. Co saltation with your primary care physician.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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