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    Can cold and sore throat cause problem for a laparoscopy?

Posted on Wed, 1 Jun 2016 in Women's Health
Question: I am due for a laparascopy for endometriosis on tuesday but have started to have a cold. Would that be a problem i dont have a fever only a sore throat
Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Sore throat should be treated before surgery

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.
Sore throat and cold can cause problem in general anaesthesia required for laparoscopy.
You should consult your treating doctor whether she/he wants to give you treatment for sore throat, prior to surgery.
Hop you found the answer helpful.
Dr Deepti Verma
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