Advertisement
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
Read Now: Expert Opinions on HIV Cure Research
   
Ask the Experts About

Managing Side Effects of HIV TreatmentManaging Side Effects of HIV Treatment
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


Gastric bypass patient now requires HIV therapy
Nov 9, 2011

A friend has has Gastric bypass surgery prior to HIV diagnosis. Now having to go on therapy but worried about therapies available or not working. Have yo any views as to appropriate therapy.

Response from Dr. Henry

We have had patients undergo gastric bypass surgery in setting of treated HIV infection. We review the meds the patient is taking and monitor HIV markers after bypass operation (in some cases measure blood levels of meds and adjust doses or even change meds if problem is identified). In some cases have been able to continue same regime after the bypass. KH



Previous
hiv liquid meds
Next
treatment and normalize inmune system

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

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 TheBody.com 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

Advertisement