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Unread 03-21-2012, 12:07 PM
Pre-op questions

I just received my packet in the mail for my upcoming full hysterectomy and upon reading all the instructions it states that I need to take off my nail polish. I know that during surgery they need to be able to see my nail beds-so my first of many questions is, do I have to take off my French shallac nail polish?
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Unread 03-21-2012, 12:47 PM
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I'd call and ask. Mine specifically stated no nail polish or clear nail polish.
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Unread 03-21-2012, 03:12 PM
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I may be wrong, but I believe it has to do with the O2 sat monitor, and it's conductivity. i think it can mess with it, so they say ALL polish.
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