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Surgery Anesthesia first trimester

Patient: I am 6 weeks pregnant and have a torn medial meniscus that needs surgery. Is it safe during my first trimester with a epidural?

 

 

Doctor: It is safe to have an epidural during your first trimester of pregnancy. Best of luck with your surgery!

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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