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Dr. Troy Gras

Anesthesiology
Austin, TX
22 years experience male

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Austin, TX

Address

Austin TX 78759
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Specialties
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Anesthesiology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
26 Agrees
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Gras
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
No: Naloxone is the antidote to an oxycodone overdose. Naloxone is an opiate-receptor competitive antagonist, which means it blocks the receptors that ox... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Gras
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
No: According to dictionary.Com, illicit means "not legally permitted or authorized; unlicensed; unlawful". Hydrocodone is an fda-approved medication use... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Gras
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
By prescription: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream is available by prescription only in the United States. It is sold over-the-counter in some countries. Some in... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Gras
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
Yes: While individual practitioners have strong opinions about which type of anesthesia (general vs. Regional) is better for vascular surgery, there is no ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Gras
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
Yes: Ketamine can be taken orally. For an equivalent effect, a higher dose will be needed than if the ketamine is taken intravenously or intramuscularly (... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy Gras
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
A lot like sleeping: General anesthesia is a drug-induced loss of consciousness. While it is not restorative like typical sleep, the experience is similar to falling asle... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Gras
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
Typically, not much: Laser hair removal works by heating up the cells in the hair follicle enough to damage them. In order to damage the hair follicle without damaging th... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Gras
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
See below: Botox works by temporarily interrupting the connection between the nerves and muscles of the face, resulting in weakness or paralysis of the muscles. ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Gras
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
Training: An anesthesiologist is a physician who has completed medical school plus four years of residency training. A crna (certified registered nurse anesthe... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Troy Gras
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
Yes: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) (eutectic mixture of local anesthetics) is a mixture of 2.5% Lidocaine and 2.5% prilocaine. It is applied to the skin... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Gras
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
Pain relief: Pros: relief from labor pains and a much more relaxed/calm birth experience cons: labor may be prolonged by about 30 minutes, a mild fever in the m... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Gras
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
No. : Oxycontin is a sustained-release formulation of oxycodone. Oxycodone-apap 5-500mg is a combination of immediate-release oxycodone (5mg) and Acetamino... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Gras
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
Definitely: Dermal fillers like juvederm and Restylane (dermal fillers) work by restoring volume to the skin or fat beneath the skin that has been lost because of... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy Gras
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
No: The light from a hair removal laser will not penetrate deeply enough to significantly heat or damage lymph nodes.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Gras
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
No/maybe: By design, epidural analgesia during labor results in minimal exposure of your baby to medication. Research indicates that having an epidural may inc... Read More
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy Gras
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
Unlikely: The needle used for a spinal or epidural injection does not come into contact with the bladder. Patients who receive a spinal or epidural injection w... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Gras
Anesthesiology 22 years experience
It depends.: The risks associated with general anesthesia depend on several factors. The most important of these is usually the overall health of the person who w... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gras is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gras is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Mayo Medical School
Graduated 2000MD

Affiliations

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Citizens medical center
Hendrick medical center
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