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is it ok for me to remain on my hormone medication for surgery??
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I am hypothyroid, addrenal insufficient and on menopausal hrt. I have had a full face,eye lift while on these hormones for these conditions, and had absolutely no problem. my case is monitored routinely by a practioner, i am stable and all values are within normal limits. i also need to know the top facial ps for san francisco and the eastbay area.

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samir


Plastic surgeon
Baltimore, MD
United States
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  Surgery and hormones
April 4, 2012 11:31 AM

The thyroid medications can be taken the day of surgery after the surgery.
Having adrenal insufficiency, means you are on other medications aminly cortisone. With the stress of the (more)
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docblinski


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Miami, FL
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April 2, 2012 6:17 AM

Check with your doctors of choice if this is an issue. Best of Luck. (more)
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