Can I Take Vitamin D Tablets Before Rhinoplasty Surgery?

Will this cause any problems?

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Vitamin D Before Rhinoplasty

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   Taking Vitamin D before rhinoplasty should not result in any adverse effects.  Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Can I Take Vitamin D Tablets Before Rhinoplasty Surgery

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There is no problem with taking Vitamin D prior to rhinoplasty or any other surgery but please avoid Vitamin E as well as other health supplements such as Arnica, fish oils , and Omega 3 products.

Paul Vitenas, Jr., MD
Houston Plastic Surgeon
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Vitamin D and rhinoplasty

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 Vitamin D is acceptable to take before or after a rhinoplasty. Avoid aspirin, vitamin E., herbal supplements, and  and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories 2 weeks before and 2 weeks after a rhinoplasty.

William Portuese, MD
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Can I Take Vitamin D Tablets Before Rhinoplasty Surgery?

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Vitamin D can be taken prior to surgery.  Vitamin C can be taken as well preoperatively.  I would avoid Vitamin E, Arnica, Fish oils, and Omega 3 products.

Thomas Guillot, MD
Baton Rouge Plastic Surgeon
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Vitamin D not a problem before rhinoplasty

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Vitamin and herbal supplements can be risk before rhinoplasty, and most of the risk involves a rise in blood pressure and bleeding tendency. A common example is Arnica taken before surgery. Vitamin D, however, is quite safe.

Peter E. Johnson, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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Vitamin D before rhinoplasty?

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I usually allow my patients to take Vitamin C and multivitamins prior to surgery.  Vitamin D should not be a problem but you shoudl ask your operating surgeon.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Vitamin D Tablets before surgery

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 Dear Eliza Bethany, You should ask your surgeon their specifications on any medications either prescription or over the counter. I have my patients stop all vitamins, herbs and aspirin containing compounds prior to surgery. I provide Vitamin C that I have my patients take starting three days prior to their procedure. I do ask patients to bring any other medications they are on or want to continue taking to their preoperative appointment at this time they fill out a medication sheet that has stop and continue orders on it for each of their medications including those over the counter. Best regards, Michael V. Elam, M.D.

Michael Elam, MD
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