The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App 
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Ask the Experts About

Choosing Your MedsChoosing Your Meds
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

Is General Anesthesia Safe for People With HIV? (Editor's Pick)
Oct 9, 2015

Dear Dr Young. I am Ben from HK,cd 4 240 vl undetectable , just want to know is it safe to do repair of perforated eardrum with general anesthesia,will do the surgery next month.thanks a lot

Response from Dr. Young

Hello and thanks for posting.

Yes, it should be safe. People living with HIV who, like you are on treatment and have undetectable viral loads generally have surgical outcomes like the general population. Just be sure to let your doctors know about all the medications and supplements (if you are) taking.

Be well, BY

Update on integrate inhibitors/truvada
Help me out really need a answer..

  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary



This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint