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10 Questions To Ask Your Doctor Before Surgery

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Please explain exactly what will be happening during the surgery?


Who will be performing the surgery?


Will I be seeing you after surgery? And while I am in the hospital?


How can I prepare my loved ones?


Can you explain what life will be like after surgery?


Is there a specialty nurse I should be talking to?


What will the plan be if I don’t heal well?


Will I need a visiting nurse?


Do you have other patients I can reach out to with a similar case?


How will the pain be managed?


Brian Greenberg

Brian Greenberg

BrianG_CBY

Diagnosed at 11 which makes my Crohn’s career 24 years. After countless surgeries of various levels I decided for ostomy surgery. Now I’ve lived with an ostomy 7 years and made it permanent 4 years ago. Doing everything I can to overcome my disease and live a normal life.

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