Mike Dessin's story of a mostly recovered ME/CFS patient who tumbled back into severe ME/CFS after minor surgery (with general anesthesia). I know of another person with moderate ME/CFS who suffered terribly after another minor surgery (with general anesthesia). She began to recover only after getting saline infusions. Here's Wayne's story:
Please also see Pat's story of a successful surgical outcome after she took precautions.
Now click on the download button on the upper right hand side of the page to get long time ME/CFS/FM practitioner Dr. Charles Lapp on advice to anesthesiologists on what ME/CFS is, and how to get through surgery successfully.
Advice for Anesthesiologists for ME/CFS/FM Patients 2015-04-10
Dr. Lapp on having surgery and having ME/CFS/FM