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Posted by: Law | 2007/06/18

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Hi

Im going into surgery on the 20th June (wednesday) but recently (yesterday) contracted symptoms for a common head cold. Will this cold cause any problems to the occurance of my operation?

PS.. My surgury is on my right shoulder.

Thanx

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Dear Law
Please inform your doctor - it will not affect the surgery but if you are going to get general anaesthesia it may cause lung complications. It may be safer to postpone a few days.

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