Tummy Tuck with HEP C Okay?

is it safe to have a tummy tuck if you have hep c? hep c has been treated and is undetectable. no other liver problems. if it is okay, is there certain anesthesia to use?

Doctor Answers 1

It's ok if you've been medically cleared

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I have done a number of tummy tucks on patients with Hep C that is undetectable and they have been medically cleared and they do just fine.  Never had a problem.  Anesthesia I think has always been the same as it is regardless of the hepatitis status.

Hope this helps!

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