Will consumption of aloe vera juice have an effect on nasal sinus surgery?

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Posted on Fri, 19 Jun 2015 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: I am having nasal sinus surgery on Thursday. I have been drinking aloe Vera juice all week. It didn't register to me aloe Vera is a supplement until now because I used to drink it everyday. Should I be worried it'll effect my surgery? I can't really reschedule because of work. I
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Answered by Dr. Krunal Karade 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
In my opinion , Aloe vera juice will have negligible effect on nasal sinus

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for the query.

I have read your query and understand your concern.

You should stop drinking aloe Vera juice from today .

Aloe vera juice might affect blood sugar levels and could interfere with blood sugar control in diabetic patient during and after surgery. Besides it effect on blood sugar and other organs it has no significant effect on nasal sinus surgery.

Keep the anaesthetist informed about drinking aloe Vera juice.

Hope this information helpful to you .If you have any further questions I will be happy to help.

Regards.


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