October 15, 2018
 


Surgery with other medical conditions

Ask The Doctor > Questions & Answers > Surgery with other medical conditions

Patient: I’m due for open brain surgery to remove a beningn tumor in 10 days. However I have had a flare up of gout in my big toe. I’m on a course of medication which I will finish a week before the operation, if the symptons do not go away completely will I having still be able to have surgery?


Doctor: You should still be able to have your surgery. be sure to inform your doctors of any and all medications that you have t aken.



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