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Re: Is it safe to have surgery?

From: Jeanne


I have had two children, a hysterectomy, surgery on a broken wrist, some routine colonoscopies. No problems. The only time I felt a little faint was during oral surgeries at the dentist and I think that is fron the tilt of the chair.

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