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Dr. John Wilson

Anesthesiology
MI
12 years experience male

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Anesthesiology

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Worsen pain: Not only do you build up tolerance but studies are showing you start having increased pain sensation.Saying you have a high pain tolerance because you... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
No: Narcotics simply dull the cough reflex. Does not alter recovery.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Try Valium : Oral pain medications like Ativan (lorazepam) or valium can be taken prior to dental procedures to take the edge off. You would need someone to drive ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Suboxone: Get on Suboxone and then wean off that. It's long slow and safer.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Yes: If gas chromatography is used.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Boring answer below.: Rest ice compression nsaids and time.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
No: They block may or may not have steroid. It is very rare to see any systemic side effects from it.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Nothing: Addiction to opiates is something that needs to be medically managed if wanting to stop narcotics. Withdrawal can be dangerous and unpleasant if stopp... Read More
A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
For pain?: Interventional pain anesthesiologists should want to treat you with more than just procedures and narcotics. I would say that the longer they take the... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Tough to say: Thoracic spine is notorious for being difficult to pinpoint. The nerves have overlapping coverage in t spine. Usually diagnostic nerve blocks are requ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Lots: Narcotics don't work we'll for sciatic pain anyway so even more reason to want something else. Drugs to treat depression and others like Lyrica (prega... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Not long: Depends on what they use. You should be able to work the next day.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Sure: It won't work though. I believe there is a dog study that shows glucosamine can help dogs. Save your money.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Definitely: Chronic narcotic use has been shown to decrease testosterone levels. Both treatments are a good idea.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Maybe: Depends on your tolerance. I have patients that do. I would be careful especially if you take xanax (alprazolam) as well.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
If I want them to: Sometimes they do and sometimes they don't. If it is "sedation" idea is you breathe. For general anesthesia u can be breathing with or without support... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Might: Post op nausea and vomitting can be as high as 40%. Different medications increase risk. 4 big risks are: female, non- smoker, using narcotics post op... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Death: It does not happen. Mh can be thought of as a super allergic reaction. Calcium channels are activated in muscles. Super severe muscle damage from extr... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Placebo: Some sensations can replace pain sensations. Things like tens units, ice, heat, pressure can overcome pain signal and replace it. I don't know of herb... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Possibly: General anesthesia always carries a small risk of death. As does any medication or medical procedure.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Some options: Mobic, tylenol, (acetaminophen) lidoderm, tens unit, physical therapy, gabapentin, lyrica, antidepressants (tcas), topimax those r some ideas. There a... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Yes: Yes it is. Kids have a higher risk of having a "bad trip" from it though. If it happens don't be alarmed its normal it'll go away.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Not specific: The pain killers fit into specific molecular receptors much like a lock and key. However, certain pains are not covered by narcotics. Some pain such a... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
I wouldn't: I'd try Gabapentin or Lyrica (pregabalin) plus an antidepressant. I'd consider the implantable stimulators. I have seen patients have pain or frequenc... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Get the epidural: Epidural will manage pain better than narcotics. Narcotic can also be injected directly into spinal cord with pain benefits and less side effects. Gen... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Do not worry: There is not really a limit on anesthesia. There are limits on certain medications. Anesthesia in children has risks each time they go to sleep. But i... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Hard to say: Depends on where and what the injection was. Could be a radicular pain. If you have fevers or lose control of bowel or bladder or lose strength go to ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
No: Doesn't work like that. Apples and oranges.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wilson
12 years experience
Very common: Sometime antidepressants, nsaids, and membrane stabilizer ( gabapentin, lyrica) can be used.

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Mar 22, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. wilson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. wilson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio, TX
Graduated 2010MD
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