Mark S. Hickman, MD, FACS

  • DO , if possible, bring your spouse.    
  • DO  on the day of surgery, limit your liquid intake.

  • DO  bring some snug fitting underwear.

  • DO shower on the day of surgery.  Special soaps or disinfectants are not needed.  

  • DO on the day of surgery, shave the entire scrotum and upward two inches past the base of the penis towards the belly button.

  • DO  on the day of surgery, take any heart, blood pressure, diabetic or other regular medicines (except blood thinners) with a sip of water.

  • DO call or e-mail to answer any questions or clear up any confusion concerning these instructions.  

  • DON’T take any blood thinners prior to surgery.  Drugs such as Advil, ibuprofen, Aleve, naproxen, Nuprin and aspirin should not be taken for a week prior to your surgery.

  • DON'T eat a heavy or large meal just before your surgery.


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