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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: For most people. The more serious, chronic health problems one has, the higher the risk.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Abramson
20 years experience in Anesthesiology
Being asleep: A general anesthetic is similar to falling asleep. Once anesthesia is induced, the patient is no longer aware of what is happening in his/her environm ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience in General Surgery
Monitored Care: During monitored anesthesia care (mac) patients are given medications which cause sedation and relaxation so that minor procedures can be performed. M ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience in Anesthesiology
Death is : A risk from anesthesia, but it is a very unusual complication. Your health and the type of surgery you are having will effect that risk. Discuss your ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stefan Hariskov
14 years experience in Anesthesiology
Thanks for asking!: Usually relates to narcotics as part of the general anesthetic.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rita Agarwal
34 years experience in Anesthesiology
Pain stress genetics: There are lots of reasons why some people get nauseous after surgery and anesthesia. Pain and surgery cause stress; pain medication used to treat the ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
36 years experience in Anesthesiology
If anesthesia gas is: used, whether it is vapor (started with ether, now - sevoflurane or isoflurane) or actual gas ("laughing gas" nitrous oxide or xenone) to induce and ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Arria-devoe
52 years experience in Anesthesiology
Greatest impact: In a formidable way since his discovery in the 1800s, making possible painless and safe Surgery and providing support for the development of new advan ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Struyk
20 years experience in Anesthesiology
Generally not.: The period that you should not operate heavy machinery or make major decisions would depend on the medications you were given for your procedure. Som ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
With today's: Monitors and board certified anesthesiologists I wouldn't worry about this, risk driving to hospital too

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