I had non invasive cancer in my breasts. Both have been removed. Went through surgery with out a hitch. I recovered very fast. i am 58. Plastic surgeon had talked to me about the DIEP Flap and I am on board with this. Now he is questioning whether or not i will be able to have this type of surgery because of the HEP C. I was on the Pegasus/rib treatment for 10 months. (I believe this may have kept my cancer from going invasive as the mass removed was 16 cm) As soon as I was off the meds I went out of remission. I have not had any of the signs of my liver reacting badly. No brown urine or clay type stool. Actually, i feel very well. i am going to see my HEP C doctor to have some test done. Exactly, what is the plastic surgeon looking for? My first surgery was 7 and a half hours. I had implants put in behind the skin(temporary) but rejected both-one at a time so I have had two minor surgeries as well and responded very well. i have returned to work but was to have reconstruction done. Will the HEP C stop me from having this done?
I do not drink or smoke and really am very healthy. I got the HEP C through a blood transfusion. Is there a worry from the physicians point of view because of my infection. Plastic surgeon wants to know what my count is. this was not an issue when I had my first surgery. so I am not sure what he is asking. i understand that he may be concerned about my liver health because of the surgery which is 8 hours. I just want to know can the HEP-C prevent me from having reconstruction surgery
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