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Will my piercings interfere with my upcoming ankle surgery?
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Dr. Rudolf Zak
Podiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Piercing
Any jewelry should be removed prior to any surgery.
During surgery the surgeon will use an device called a bovie which is electric. If you have any jewelry it will cause a burn at the site.

In brief: Piercing
Any jewelry should be removed prior to any surgery.
During surgery the surgeon will use an device called a bovie which is electric. If you have any jewelry it will cause a burn at the site.
Dr. Rudolf Zak
Dr. Rudolf Zak
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Dr. Robert Peppercorn
Dermatology
In brief: Piercing
Only if they are on ankles or if infection in them at other locations.

In brief: Piercing
Only if they are on ankles or if infection in them at other locations.
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
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