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Sunburn right before surgery

I am having scar revision surgery and some lipo done in two day, and over the weekend, I made the mistake of going to the tanning bed.  I got a mild sunburn, with some areas being redder than others.  My question... will the sunburn affect my surgery?  Is there a medical reason why it would?  It is not peeling or anything, and will probably be mostly faded by Wednesday, but I don't want to get there and get sent home at 6am in the morning...
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Call the office of your doctor and ask them this question. It may cause problems with your scar revision surgery, because a sun burn is basically damaged skin and with a surgery it may heal differently than it is supposed to.
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