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hezzer926
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I found out sort of by accident that I have a uterine polyp--two doctors have recommended i get it removed.. it is a relatively simple procedure but i would still be under anesthesia--any concerns i should have since i have lyme, babs, and bart?
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Tincup
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Sorry to hear about having to have surgery.

Yes, there are concerns. I am not able tonight to explain them all in detail, but maybe someone else can if their head is screwed on right.

Or you can do a search here on surgery. You should be able to find a good bit of information on the topic.

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Lauralyme
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Is an epidural an option instead of general anesthesia?

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the doctor did not tell me that was an option..
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My LLMD recommended an epidural over a general, I haven't had the surgery yet though.

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