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can anaesthetic stay in your body for an extended time

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
37 years experience Pain Management
Length of anesthetic: Modern general anesthetics are short acting and leave your body fast, almost by the time you are ready to leave the post operative unit. Sedation may ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abdul Khokhar
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Anesthesia wear off: it depend upon medication use.propofol were of in minutes while narcotics and bezidiazepines can take hours
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Dr. Karen Sibert
39 years experience Anesthesiology
Local or general?: Local anesthesia used to numb the area may last for several hours. Sedation medications, pain meds, and/or general anesthesia wear off within a couple ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
None: Use lubricants if needed. But more important than that make sure she is excited and ready to accept you.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Any muscle: relaxant such as succinylcholine
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julian Goldman
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Hard to know: It is unclear and could mean several things. We could probably provide more helpful information if you explain what problems you experienced with gene ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eli Loch
Dr. Eli Loch answered
12 years experience Anesthesiology
Evaluation: Expect to be evaluated by your anesthesiologist the morning of surgery if you have not already. They should explain the entire process and will be ab ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Varies: greatly depending on the local and if Epinephrine used. Bupivacaine lasts twice as long as lidocaine, can last six hours
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abdul Khokhar
35 years experience Anesthesiology
LA duration differ: LA anesthetic duration differ with type used.for example lidocan is short acting and bupivacain is long action.one can get more detail by goggel
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Manago
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Be calm: General anesthetics are very safe. Don't eat of drink anything at least 8 hours prior to scheduled surgery with the exception of sip of water with med ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
40 years experience Podiatry
Electrocautery: Most surgeons use electrical devices during surgery to cauterize small vessels to help control bleeding. Metalic piercings can create skin burns.
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