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I'm having surgery in 9 days and I have ripped L4 back Disc should I cancel or change procedures?


I am doing my mommy makeover in two steps lower half and upper half~ FIrst half in 9 days a Spiral Thigh lift with lipo and outer lift and TT however 10 days ago I ripped L5 disc in my lower back I have had my first Eperidal Cortisone shot in my back with NO relief and my second shot is in 3 days~ The second phase of my surgery is going to be in a year my BL/BA but should I either Cancel all together and lose my 20 % non refundable payment of 3,500.00 or do my BL/BA with my Tight lift and skip the TT for right now due to my injured back??? Or would the surgery help my back?? Or just do my BL/ BA I am so confused~ on top of all this we are moving across country in 3 months~ we just founds out 2 days ago. Please I need your help!

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drredou


Plastic surgeon
vienna, VA
United States
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July 27, 2011 3:21 PM

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drredou


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vienna, VA
United States
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July 27, 2011 2:37 PM

As I said get a letter from the doctor who treats you for the back problem in order to show yoyr plastic surgeon that you cancel or postpone surgery because of medical reason. I can't (more)
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docblinski


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Miami, FL
United States
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July 27, 2011 2:26 AM

I meant the "common sense" for your doctor more than you but if you have already a $3,500 deposit and the unwillingness of YOUR surgeon to delay. Than you need a "face to face" with your (more)
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drgrossman


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New York, NY
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July 26, 2011 4:31 PM

I agree with Dr Redou, call your PS ASAP, explain the situation and postpone the surgery till better.
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drredou


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vienna, VA
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July 25, 2011 5:59 PM

Get a letter from your back doctor and postpone the surgery. (more)
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mpatala
  L4 back Disc
December 9, 2011 8:11 AM

Don't do the surgery!! Your doctor scares me as he won't take into consideration your medical issues. It's just about the money and his schedule. Smacks of incredible greed. The other doctors have told you to postpone so please listen to them. You are not cancelling you just want to postpone. He will get his money but just a little later. Truthfully, with a doctor like that you might be better off finding someone else. Your life and health are paramount. Good luck


heatherpinkdolls
 
July 27, 2011 3:10 PM

I really do appreciate all three of you taking the time to answer my desperate call for help! I will be seeing my Back Dr. tomorrow for my second epidural and he is wonderful and I will get him to write me a letter stating his position on my back and my upcoming surgery~ I will presented it to my surgeon here in Newport Port and at that point I guess it's all in his hands and his good faith whether he will postpone my surgery or not! Thanks again for your advise!


heatherpinkdolls
 
July 26, 2011 9:38 PM

I have talked to my Dr. he wants me to forward or I lose my down payment of 3,500.00 That's my choice either I lose my money or I go forward~ he doesn't care about my ripped disc. That's my I am hear trying to get advice!!!! I have saved for this for over 2 years in my money is going just go down the drain~ I feel so upset Please really read what I am writing~isn't it going to be malpractice if he goes forward knowing my condition and he just cares more about his money than about my physical condition. I feel so sick inside with no options!


heatherpinkdolls
 
July 26, 2011 7:30 AM

Well the one doctor posted it was common sense~ well I guess my well known CA lacks it "common sense" because he wants to go forward or I lose my 3,500.00 deposit! That's what's leaving me and my husband so confused! That's why I had to ask someone else so being so rude wasn't necessary! I was just going to follow my doctor's common sense and go through with it he is on this Board ALL over the place you would be surprised! I was at least bright enough to ask you all a second or third opinion as I go to my very own doctor today!



docblinski
Miami, FL
United States
 
July 26, 2011 6:03 AM

No matter what we say, just the common sense answer is to DELAY. I would postpone until better.



 



 

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