I have my mommy makeover scheduled in 30 days. Is it okay to get the flu shot?
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Dr. Derby Sang
thank you for your question.
It would be a good idea, all though contact your PS, before you do or take anything.
best of luck.
Mommy Makeover /Breast Augmentation/Breast Implants/Anatomic Gummy Bear Implants/Tummy Tuck/Liposuction/BBL
I appreciate your question.
I would recommend that you discuss this question with your surgeon. Your surgeon is your best resource as he/she is most familiar with your medical history and how you will be healing following surgery.
The best way to assess and give true advice would be an in-person exam.
Please see a board-certified plastic surgeon that specializes in aesthetic and restorative plastic surgery.
Best of luck!
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Flu shot before surgery
It's a great idea to get your flu shot well before your mommy makeover is scheduled. Some people experience a little achiness and even a mild fever/chills after getting the vaccine, so taking care of your annual flu shot ahead of time is smart and good planning.
Best of luck and take care,
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Thank you for your question. Absolutely! Can't think of a reason not too. Hopefully it will help you avoid the flu this season. Good luck with your procedure.
Flu shot a month before a mommy make-over?
Thank you for asking about your mommy make-over.
Having your flu shot now should be fine but it is very important with any question about your surgery, to ask your own surgeon. S/he may know something about your health that we don't and can give you the best advice.
Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. Best wishes - Elizabeth Morgan MD PHD FACS
Flu Shot and Upcoming Operation
- Definitely, go ahead and get the flu shot. This won't in any way affect your "mommy makeover" in one month.
Thanks for your question. I can't think of any reason you shouldn't get your flu shot. I suggest you ask your surgeon if you are still concerned. Good luck with your procedure and recovery!
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