Ankle operation and HIV
Jan 27, 2010
My CD4 Count pathology report reads:-HIV-1 Log Units 1.462,HIV-1 RNA copies 29cp/ml,CD4 cell % 25.08%, CD4 cell count 611/uL. I had an accident and broke my ankle 2 years ago and after my many operations on the leg my CD4 count went down that is when I started ARV's and thus my results. My ankle is still not completely healed and I experience too much pain when I walk. I have a few internal fixations. I would like to go again for another operation maybe this will minimize the pain. Is this advisable? Coreen
Response from Dr. Young
With a normal CD4 count, there's no reason why you should be at any increased risk of surgical complications. Hence, if you and your surgeons feel that another procedure is indicated, you can proceed.
I hope this helps. Good luck, BY
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