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Hello!

It’s currently midnight for me, and I have a doctor’s appt at 9 am for post-op. I can’t sleep and I think I’ve developed a cold. My ears hurt when I swallow, my nose is constantly either runny or stuffed, and my throat feels practically bruised. My head is a bit warm, and I’m unsure how much I’ll actually be able to sleep tonight. I’m super tired, but my body is aching so much, it’s hard to relax.
I’m unsure if I’m allowed to cancel a post-op, honestly. Do I cancel and reschedule, or wait for my next post op (scheduled in 2 weeks)? It may seem silly to ask what I’m allowed, but I really don’t want to do the wrong thing.
What should I do? Help!

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If you're unwell but feeling good with the surgery don't see why you can't wait until you're better

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Can you take your approved pain meds? Drink tea? Gargle with salt Water? Etc... If you still dont feel well and temp is up your surgeon should be notified either way.

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Go to your appointment. That same thing happened to me. They said that's their job--to see sick people and they may want to give you meds. ((hugs)) Feel better soon!!!

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Yep, just go. Post op appts are important

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