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how important is full disclosure

Oct 04, 2015 5:54 AM

Hi all.. So I'm having surgery on Tuesday and this weekend has been treacherous nausea feet and hands going numb. Tumars shifting all the above.. So how important is it to tell the doctor about my numbness and is it possible they will postpone or cancel my surgery because of it?

Oct 04, 2015 9:15 AM

That is actually a very good question. I know that they would cancel the surgery if you became ill with a cold or if you had a virus or infection but am not sure about the numbness. I wouldn't wait until the day of surgery to find out. You're prepping mentally for a scary situation and instead of getting there and being told they would not do the procedure, I would call the doctor and speak to him/her. I find that with doctors, especially with surgery, full disclosure is a must for your own safety. You wouldn't want to keep things to yourself and then have a negative experience because of it. I'm sending you gentle {{{Hugs}}} and my prayers that all goes without a hitch. Keep us posted and let us know what happens. Remember, you're not alone, if you need to chat, I'm here.🌻🙏🏻

Oct 04, 2015 4:57 PM

I agree with AlwayZ. Let them know ahead of time. Even if they don't cancel, they need to know what to expect after. (((Hugs))) & prayer that everything will go smoothly! 🙏🌼

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