How do I evaluate when to have treatment?

Surgery does not happen in a vacuum. There are many personal issues as well as medical ones that determine how you treat your condition, and when. Timing may be crucial as you consider your choices. In some cases, the choice is now or never. In many others, though, there is an option of “later.”

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