Medications that might effect a upcoming surgery

Patient

Q: Would a steroid injection into the knee, affect a Hysterectomy surgery upcoming in 7 days?

Doctor

A:   Thank you for your question. It is unlikely that this will have any effect on your hysterectomy surgery. Please notify your surgeon and anesthesiologist regarding this injection so that any medications or anesthesia you are given is not affected by this in any way.

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