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Bunion (Hallux Valgus) - Preparing for surgery

Fasting Instructions

Fasting is essential prior to bunion surgery. In the event you did not follow the instructions, the bunion surgery will be rescheduled. No food or drinks (except plain water) after midnight or as instructed. Last drink allowed is half a cup (100ml) of plain water.

Medicine

Certain medications need to be stopped in preparation for the bunion surgery. Please inform your doctor of all medications you are on, especially blood thinners or herbal medications.

Special Instructions

  • Any recent infection, be it involving the throat, lung, urinary tract or skin must be highlighted to the surgeon prior to bunion surgery. Your surgery might have to be postponed.
  • Have a parent / legal guardian to give consent if you are below 21 years old.

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