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The child should wear anything comfortable, such as pajamas or sweatpants. These clothes may get soiled.
You may need to make arrangements for child care for other children in the household on the day of surgery.We cannot provide a specific discharge time because each child recovers differently.
All children receive general anesthesia.
It is recommended that immunizations and flu shots not be done seven days prior to the surgery.
If your child has a fever, rash in underwear area or upper respiratory illness, we would postpone surgery.
For any other questions, please contact our office at 314-251-6990 or refer to your discharge instructions given to you the day of surgery. Our phones are on between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon and from 1 to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
If you need to speak with Dr. Palgiri after hours, you may reach him at the doctors’ exchange at 314-364-5355.