Taking L-lysine and Echinacea before surgery / taking iron pills / genital herpes
1 year ago
1.Hello , i have an upcoming surgery ( brazilian Butt lift ) next month i take L-lysine and echinacea pills each day to boost my immunesystem will this affect in any way my upcoming Surgery? 2. when do i have start taking iron pills for surgery? 3.i had an outbreak of Genital herpes back in 2014 , should i take antiviral medication to prevent outbreak? how long before surgery ? and wich one acyclovir , or zovirax ? ( also didn't get an answer of this unfortunately ) hope you can help me:)
Doctor Answers 1
I appreciate your question.
I would recommend that you discuss this question with your surgeon as every surgeon has their own respective pre and post op protocol for his/her patients. 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
Director-Beverly Hills Breast and Body Institute
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