Having lived with these infections for most of my life, I have had a few surgeries both while having active Lyme and when things seemed to be in remission (when I was much younger). I've had to have my appendix, gall bladder and uterus removed under "urgent" or "emergency" situations as well as having to have dental implants done shortly after being reinfected (it too was a "best to not wait" situation).
What I have seen is that when Lyme and company are actively producing symptoms, I take longer to heal and have a longer period of substantial pain. So, I would say, plan for this possibility, but consider getting the surgery, since we are talking about
you loosing your hearing if you wait(from what I understood of your post).
Realize that you will need to detox a lot when you get home and will possibly feel worse than expected, but that it will only take longer for you to heal. If your doctor is on board with this possibly being the case, you will do a lot better. I've had to fight for more after surgery care, and I have had it just offered to me when I explained that I seem to not deal with surgeries very well and have an extended healing time, and often need a longer period of support with pain meds (not trying to explain and get into a debate about
Lyme with uneducated doctors just before the hold a knife over me!)
Herb only treatment for Lyme & Bart ended 12/11 - no active symptoms for 2 yrs -Herb only treatment for Babesia ended 12/12www.healingwell.com/community/default.aspx?f=30&m=2977364
Had Lyme, Bart, Babs, RMSF, Ehrlichia, Myco, Anaplasmosis, EBV
New set of infections 8/2014 - still treating.
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