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anesthesia side effects after surgery long term

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Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Most anesthesia recovery has occured by 24 hours post surgery. Driving would depend on what type of surgery. Call your surgeons office

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Constipation: Constipation would be the most common side effect of lortab after surgery. Other side effects can include headache, nausea, itching, sweating and drow ... Read More
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends: On majority of cases the answer is no. If you were getting morphine for several days you can experience withdrawal symptoms which can be treated. Talk ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Possible: You are right in that it would happen 3 months after the anesthesia. This is called telogen effluvium. It should grow back.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Odette
14 years experience Ophthalmology
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
42 years experience Addiction Medicine
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
No long term : Studies have shown long term effects after they are stopped.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rene Perez
10 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Depends: I have seen side effects such as dry lips last even 5 years after treatment. However this is not the norm with all patients. Hope that helps.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foead Geula
16 years experience Anesthesiology
Usually none: General anesthesia is usually very safe and does not cause long term side effects.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends on situation: If surgery was extensive or prolonged, more meds are given during the course of general anesthesia and recovery will take longer. Conditions such as o ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience Psychiatry
A few days: Most side effects will last a few days ( less than a week). However if you are taking a high dose daily and stop abruptly you may have withdrawal sym ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Phenteramine: Phenteramine is a less than 24 hour medication otherwise you would be up all night! any adverse problems should go away by the next day - unless you ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sabha Ganai
19 years experience Surgical Oncology
Absorption: Gastric bypass surgery, besides changing how much you can eat, also changes absorption in your gut (because you are bypassing a portion of your GI tra ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
It depends: On what the complications are. Speak with your anesthesiologist and ob. They should be able to help you.
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
No long term side: Effects...There an increased risk of bleeding.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Sibert
38 years experience Anesthesiology
3 to 6 hours: Nubain is the trade name for nalbuphine, a pain reliever in the narcotic family of medications. It can be given into a vein, into a muscle, or under t ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Relatively safe: Prednisone can be very effective for migraine headaches that fail to respond to other medications. Prednisone has many potential serious side effects ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Atenolol: Most people have no problems with chronic use of atenolol.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gael Yonnet
14 years experience Neurology
See answer below: The side effects will last as long as you are taking the drug.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Caroline Cribari
22 years experience Psychiatry
Side effects: If still on the med, usu about 2 weeks after start a given dosage. If on or off the med, sometimes side effects can take much longer, even one minth t ... Read More
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Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
One month: The side effects of Accutane generally wear off in one month after stopping Accutane and you can safely conceive a child 2 months after stopping accut ... Read More
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